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Wild rice

March 8, 2018
Minnesota state Reps. Jason Metsa of Virginia, left, and Dale Lueck of Aitkin answer questions about a wild rice protection bill during a Thursday, March 8, 2018, House committee meeting. Don Davis / Forum News Service
New wild rice protection begins move through Legislature
March 8, 2018 - 3:37pm
January 11, 2018
Judge rejects PCA's proposed sulfate limit for wild rice waters: Impact unclear with old, unenforced statewide regulation still in place
January 11, 2018 - 7:59pm
November 5, 2017
Officials at the WLSSD say sewage treatment plants aren't designed to remove sulfate from effluent and that it could cost hundreds of millions of dollars to intall reverse osmosis treatment for sulfate. That could more than triple Duluth sewage bills, they note, and could force local mills out of business. 2014 file / News Tribune
Judge considers wild rice protection: Some say sulfate rules could triple Duluth sewage bills, force closure of mills
November 5, 2017 - 6:00am
October 17, 2017
Mining industry, Iron Rangers rally opposition to wild rice rule
October 17, 2017 - 6:58pm
August 21, 2017
In this 2015 file photo, Anishinaabe Todd Thompson (left) and Terry Burnett Sr. power their canoe into Hole-in-the-Day Lake in Nisswa, Minn., while harvesting wild rice Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Minnesota changes wild rice rules from sulfate to sulfide
August 21, 2017 - 6:33pm
August 1, 2017
Northern Minnesota wild rice crop looks good this season
August 1, 2017 - 6:05pm
October 24, 2016
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WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
October 24, 2016 - 3:03pm
October 10, 2016
Celebrating wild rice: The caviar of all grains
October 10, 2016 - 2:06pm
October 2, 2016
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
October 2, 2016 - 9:24am
Tribal protesters plead not guilty to illegal fish, rice harvest
February 2, 2016 - 10:36am
August 12, 2015
Ripe wild rice harvesting season starts Saturday in Minnesota
August 12, 2015 - 11:19am
August 15, 2014
Tippy Thompson (left) and Jared Ward paddle their canoe through a dense growth of wild rice on Perch Lake near Sawyer in September 2013. While Thompson paddles, Ward uses wooden sticks called “knockers” to knock wild rice off the stalks into the bottom of the canoe. Forum News Service file photo
Scientists critique Minnesota wild rice study
August 15, 2014 - 2:30am
March 12, 2014
Decision on sulfate wild rice limit, and where it will be enforced, could be year away
March 12, 2014 - 11:43pm
November 29, 2012
MPCA to list polluted rice waters
November 29, 2012 - 11:21pm