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Artist Sean Connaughty works to improve water quality in Lake Hiawatha (October 3, 2016)
Artist turned activist Sean Connaughty says that littering is an equal opportunity problem that crosses all lines — ethnic, socio-economic, age, and gender — and profoundly affects...

Fall lawn care for clean water (October 1, 2016)
by Sherry White, MCWD Board of Managers President Fall has a magical way of making yard work actually pleasant. There is something about raking up a pile of crunchy leaves that makes me happy in a way that picking weeds on a sticky summer day never could...

Low-Maintenance Landscaping with Nor Olson (September 30, 2016)
“Before I had grandchildren, all of my pictures were of our prairie,” says Nor Olson, looking over her low-maintenance landscape in Stillwater Township. A native mix of wildflowers and grasses now surround her house — where lawn and a...

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