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Bloomington Public Schools Improve Safety and their Bottom Line with Anti-icing Strategies (February 13, 2019)
Making sure kids are safe at school has always been a top priority for Craig Nordstrom. A Bloomington resident since 1975, Craig...

Battling Common Carp Through the Winter (January 28, 2019)
This column is part of an occasional series of articles about an unprecedented effort to improve water quality in the headwaters of Lake Minnetonka and the Minnehaha Creek watershed. Despite cold temperatures, snow, and ice,...

Repairing flood damage along Minnehaha Creek (January 16, 2019)
In 2014, the Twin Cities saw the wettest first half of the year since modern day record keeping began in 1871. Coupled with a long winter and late snowmelt, this extreme precipitation led to record water levels and...

GreenCorps Fight to Keep Salt Out of Minnesota Lakes (January 10, 2019)
Salty water is a growing problem in Minnesota that affects aquatic life and our drinking water. You might not realize that your use of a water softener or sidewalk salt contributes to a build-up of...

Smart Salting for the Holidays (December 18, 2018)
With the holiday season upon us, you may be preparing for hosting guests. But as you make your preparations, are you factoring in the chance for ice and snow? Dealing with slippery driveways and walkways can damper your holiday fun, so do a little...

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