WBLCD: Preserving White Bear Lake for future generations

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Judge says DNR overstated need for severe water restrictions around White Bear Lake - Star Tribune, April 28, 2022

Water supply legislation worrisome to court case camps - presspubs, April 13, 2022

New challenge: Adopt a storm drain - presspubs, March 23, 2022

DNR follows orders while cities worry about water -  presspubs, March 8, 2022

Legislation could undermine ruling in lake lawsuit case  - presspubs, March 9, 2022

No surprise: Wakesurf boats make bigger waves - presspubs, March 9, 2022

Will new study on wakesurfing cause the sport to wipeout on some Minnesota lakes? - MinnPost, February 2, 2022

Recreation destination: White Bear Lake has rich sailing history - White Bear Press, August 11, 2021

Modern lake associations rally around environmental causes - Shoreview Press, August 3, 2021

White Bear Lake begins to recede once again as Minnesota drought worsens. - Srar Tribune, July 31, 2021

Wake boats are churning controversy around Lake Minnetonka - Star Tribune, July 18, 2021

White Bear Lake boating speed limit now officially posted - White Bear Press,  July 7, 2021 

New speed limit signs going up on White Bear Lake - KSTP 5 NEws video

White Bear Lake becoming ‘mini Minnetonka,’ patrol hours doubled - White Bear Press,  June 30, 2021 

Don’t rock the boat: Keep peace on the water with safe behavior - White Bear Press,  May 11, 2021 

Hugo's using less water despite a growing population. How they do it. - Pioneer Press,  March 24, 2021 

Advocacy group prefers science before regulation when it comes to wake boats - White Bear Press,  March 24, 2021 

White Bear Lake Commercial Bay permits remain unresolved - White Bear Press,  March 24, 2021 

So far, so good: Local lakes display low-salt diet - White Bear Press,  March 10, 2021 

WBLCD board member waterskis 100 days of Summer - White Bear Press,  September 3, 2020

White Bear Lake Conservation District helps fund study on impact of boat wakes - White Bear Press,  August 26, 2020

MN Supreme Court affirms, reverses parts of ruling over White Bear Lake water issues - August 7, 2020, Pioneer Press

University of Minnesota lab to study size, force of boat wakes - Aug 3, 2020

New U of M research could make waves in fight over wakesurfing - July 31, 2020

More boaters mean more threats to loons on Minn. lakes - MPR News, July 28, 2020

Supreme Court reverses appeals decision in lake level lawsuit - White Bear Press, July 22, 2020

White Bear Sailing School starts late, pledges safe environment - White Bear Press, July 16, 2020

Mahtomedi beaches update - White Bear Press, July 15, 2020

Invasive iris on district hit list - White Bear Press, June 24, 2020

Jet ski delivery on White Bear Lake - White Bear Press, June 24, 2020

Dock issues addressed by WBLCD - White Bear Press, June 24, 2020

2020 ice-out date ties with 1928 - White Bear Press, April 8, 2020

Less nuisance milfoil lurking below surface - White Bear Press, December 4, 2019

White Bear Lake flourishes this summer with high water levels, but impending lawsuit looms - White Bear Press, Sept 14, 2019

Boater makes clear lake life not for select few - White Bear Press, Aug 28, 2019

White Bear Lake level lawsuit going to court of last resort - White Bear Press, July 24, 2019

DNR North & East Metro Groundwater Management Area Update - July 23, 2019

Monster docks causing concern on Minnesota lakes - Star Tribune, July 6, 2019

Minnesota DNR warns boaters not to hit loons on lakes this summer - Star Tribune, July 5, 2019

Anti-plastic campaign ready to launch on White Bear Lake - White Bear Press, April 24, 2019

Water now leaving White Bear Lake, headed to Bald Eagle - White Bear Press, April 24, 2019

Lake level lawsuit: Appeals court reverses district court decision - White Bear Press, April 24, 2019

Citizen groups lose fight with DNR over pumping groundwater around White Bear Lake - Star Tribune, April 22, 2019

White Bear Lake water levels case overturned. A victory for DNR — but what does it mean for residents? - Pioneer Press, April 23, 2019

Cleanup collective - March 13, 2019, White Bear Press

Litigation over lake level in hands of appellate panel - White Bear Press, February 6, 2019

Iceboats help satisfy need for speed - White Bear Press, January 3, 2019

Area’s groundwater use meets state sustainability standard - White Bear Press, October 24, 2018

White Bear Lake groundwater pumping sustainable, Minnesota DNR says - Star Tribune, October 17, 2018

DNR says watering ban not needed to sustain White Bear Lake - Twin Cities, October 17, 2018

Non-native phragmites spotted in White Bear Lake - White Bear Press, October 3, 2018

Lake level lawsuit: another hearing, another stay - White Bear Press, September 19, 2018

In White Bear Lake, what's old — the waterfront — is new again - Star Tribune, August 12, 2019

The lake or the lawn? Watering ban hangs over heads of White Bear Lake neighborsPioneer Press, June 1, 2018

Cities win one-year reprieve from White Bear Lake rulingStar Tribune, May 21, 2018

DNR files appeal in lake lawsuit case - White Bear Press, May 16, 2018

Fight over groundwater pumping follows White Bear Lake ruling - Star Tribune, May 20, 2018

Another city joins targeted 10 in challenging court order - White Bear Press, April 11, 2018

Mission remains to restore lake; proponents say legislation shortsighted - White Bear Press, April 11, 2018

‘The leadership of the DNR has failed,’ judge says, upholding previous White Bear Lake ruling - Pioneer Press, March 30, 2018

Blasting Minnesota DNR, judge stands by her White Bear Lake ruling - Star Tribune, March 30, 2018

White Bear Lake guardians reside on both sides of courtroom table - White Bear Press, February 7, 2018

Following orders: cities consider impact of judge’s ruling in lake lawsuit - White Bear Press, January 31, 2018

Pumping’s impact on White Bear Lake level easier to decode with new tool - White Bear Press, November 15, 2017

Deep-water wells in neighboring suburbs helped dry up White Bear Lake - Star Tribune, November 7, 2017

Overwatering lawns — and pavement — is the norm in the Twin Cities - Star Tribune, October 3, 2017

DNR appeals White Bear Lake lawsuit ruling - White Bear Press, October 4, 2017

Minnesota DNR will appeal White Bear Lake decision - Pioneer Press, September 26, 2017

Minnesota to appeal landmark White Bear Lake ruling - Star Tribune, September 26, 2017

White Bear Lake court ruling could ripple across all of Minnesota - Star Tribune, September 24, 2017

Plaintiffs prevail in White Bear Lake level lawsuit - White Bear Press, September 6, 2017

Judge rules state failed to protect White Bear Lake, aquifer - Star Tribune, August 30, 2017

Judge: DNR allowed over-pumping of White Bear Lake's aquifer - MPR News, August 30, 2017

White Bear homeowners win suit against DNR over lake levels; ruling could spell big changes - Pioneer Press, August 30, 2017

Volunteers scour Minnesota lakes for newest invasive: starry stonewort - Star Tribune, August 8, 2017

Meet the Scientists fighting the spread of zebra mussels in Minnesota - Star Tribune, July 31, 2017

How the scourge of zebra mussels spread across Minnesota - Star Tribune, July 30, 2017

New WBLCD board member, Geoff Ratte - White Bear Press, July 26, 2017

Protective elevation: What it means, will it change – White Bear Press, June 14, 2017

White Bear Lake’s biggest beach will reopen as popular lake refills - Pioneer Press, June 6, 2017

Trail planned to round White Bear Lake gets big chunk of funding - St. Paul Pioneer Press, June 1, 2017

Onetime mudhole White Bear Lake on verge of overflowing - Star Tribune, May 28, 2017

Water-efficient appliance rebates are back - White Bear Press May 18, 2017

DNR agrees to public hearing on protective elevation after all – White Bear Press, May 3, 2017

Muskies microchipped for population study – White Bear Press, May 3, 2017

After 8 long years, Ramsey Beach to open – White Bear Press, Apr 26, 2017

White Bear Lake level creeping up inch by inch – White Bear Press, Apr 26, 2017

Grassroots momentum grows for trail around White Bear Lake – White Bear Press, Apr 26, 2017

From blue to green; phosphorus loading a concern with White Bear Lake augmentation – White Bear Press, Apr 19, 2017

Refill White Bear Lake by pumping from Vadnais? Well, you could, but … – St. Paul Pioneer Press, Apr 14, 2017

It's a wrap; trial concludes for lake level lawsuit  – White Bear Press, Apr 12, 2017

Pipeline: Vadnais Lake might share water with White Bear Lake – White Bear Press, Apr 12, 2017 

New marina docks begin to take shape – White Bear Press, Apr 12, 2017

White Bear Lake ruling could affect scores of lakes in Minnesota – Star Tribune, Apr 10, 2017 

White Bear Lake Augmentation Project - Minnesota DNR – SEH Design|Build, Inc, Mar 31, 2017 

Experts tell court: Multiple factors impact White Bear Lake level – White Bear Press, Mar 29, 2017

Lake conservation district coughs up fiscal policy – White Bear Press, Mar 29, 2017

White Bear Lake level trial underway in district court – White Bear Press, Mar 15, 2017



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