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February 17, 2016
DNR rejects environmental review for irrigation wells
February 17, 2016 - 1:42pm
October 3, 2012
Elsner Well drilling crews worked to find a new test well about a month ago. A pumping test will start next week. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Park Rapids well pumping test to begin next week
October 3, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 14, 2011
Park Rapids releases 2010 drinking water test results
May 14, 2011 - 1:00pm
April 23, 2011
Josh Elsner watches water spew from a test well on Hollinger Street Thursday afternoon. "They're trying to get away from all the nitrates on the west side of town," he said referring to seeping from fertilized farm fields. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Park Rapids drills test well east of the river in search of clean water
April 23, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 1, 2010
Dan Pachel mixes concrete for construction of the city's new well house, in the background. The new well should be on line by July. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Nitrate levels threaten to close additional wells
May 1, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 17, 2009
Lead driller Josh Elsner, with Elsner Well Drilling, operates heavy equipment to complete a test well in northwest Park Rapids near Park Rapids Area High School. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Test well drilled to look for quality water in city of Park Rapids
June 17, 2009 - 1:00pm