Air quality alert issued due to wildfire smoke for Monday, August 20, into Tuesday, August 21

The affected area includes the Ely, Hibbing, Duluth, Brainerd, Alexandria, St. Cloud, Marshall, and Mankato, and the tribal nations of Grand Portage, Leech Lake, Fond du Lac, and Mille Lacs.

Land stewardship changes could spark water quality improvements in Lower Red

Excessive levels of bacteria, sediment, a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, and chloride, along with stressors causing poor fish and aquatic insect communities, contribute to impairments in this northwest Minnesota watershed.

Holdingford truck trailer manufacturing facility penalized for hazardous waste and wastewater pollution

In addition to paying a $49,325 penalty, the company is working to complete a series of actions to correct identified problems.