Findings released Thursday show that decades of effort have reduced the flow of industrial pollutants, storm water runoff and human waste.
Updated: September 27, 2012, - 11:53 PM
In the two-year update released Tuesday, 511 water bodies were added to the list, bringing the total to 3,643.
Updated: September 26, 2012, - 05:52 AM
Farm policy and food demand are eating up a once-vast ecosystem, alarming conservationists.
Updated: September 24, 2012, - 11:07 AM
Two wildlife groups asked the state appeals court to block the hunt starting Nov. 3, arguing the DNR didn't seek adequate public input.
Updated: September 19, 2012, - 11:34 AM
In the last four years, 37,000 square miles of prairie and wetlands were converted for crops, analysis finds.
Updated: August 06, 2012, - 10:53 PM
State's justices said the organic farmers plaintiff can sue for negligence over contaminated crops.
Updated: August 01, 2012, - 09:55 PM
Ten leading conservation groups announced the ambitious project to preserve grassland and habitat.
Updated: July 31, 2012, - 11:47 PM
They ask the Minnesota Supreme Court to review the Appeals Court decision to allow 450-foot structure in light of environmental rights act.
Updated: July 27, 2012, - 08:51 PM
Scientists are researching the cause of higher levels of mercury in northeast Minnesota.
Updated: July 26, 2012, - 08:18 PM