Category: environment

Bridge Out! on 640 Grid

It’s safe to say that few words are necessary. Here is the state of the road and bridge on Grid 640 between Quill Lake and Wynyard. Photo taken last week by Charlene Wirtz.

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Smoke from the wildfires up north was heavy in the air on Friday afternoon and again on Saturday. Photographs don’t do justice to the intensity of it; but stinging eyes are a testimony if...

The flooding of the Quill Lakes

There has been discussion for much of the past year regarding the continuing rise of the Quill Lakes. From their 2006 levels of approximately 516m (Big Quill) and 518m (Little Quill), the lakes have...

Still the waters run and rise

Unstable weather systems and runoff from overwhelmed waterways continue to threaten the Quill Lakes and points east. While the Town of Wadena asks residents to be conservative in their water use to reduce the...