Hog facility in Mower County looking to expand production, environmental review underway

Kevin Hugoson of Deer Creek Run proposes to build three additional barns, bringing the total number of swine at the facility up to 7,729.

Enhance your State Fair experience at Eco Experience 2017

The Eco Experience has become the second most visited exhibit at the fair, and is the largest environmental event of its kind, nationally, in the last two decades.

Bacteria, excessive sediment, low flows, more contribute to Red River impairments between Georgetown, Breckenridge

Extensive monitoring and assessment of conditions in the Red River and its tributaries in the region between Georgetown and Breckenridge, including Moorhead, found excessive levels of E. coli bacteria and total suspended solids.

New Richland-area hog farm proposes doubling production; environmental review underway

Hi-Way 30 Hogs proposes to double its swine finishing facility about 4 miles west of New Richland in Waseca County, from 2,400 to 4,800 hogs.

One hundred miles of sediment mar northern Minnesota treasure

Located in the Rainy River-Lake of the Woods River Basin, a majority of the watershed’s water quality is considered good to excellent and lake water quality is very good in 15 assessed lakes.