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Upcoming Earth Day expects to inspire environmental change

Students in science teacher Glenn Boettcher's wildlife course are currently growing plants in the school greenhouse. There is an array of environmental classes offered at the high school, even including an environmental club.

AJ Gunderson, Podcast Reporter

April 20, 2019

The state of the environment has been rapidly declining, due to issues surrounding climate change and ozone depletion. With Earth Day coming up on April 22, it is critically important that we take action to resolve current environmental issues, while also recognizing what is already being done to r...

Simple plastic causes complicated problems

Self Eco is a local green and environmentally friendly company located in Stillwater, Minn. The company helps the plastic problem by creating biodegradable utensils and other everyday use items.

Catherine Monty, Distribution Reporter

April 12, 2019

  Something as simple as plastic is used in almost every aspect of our lives. Durable, mold-able and strong plastic is found in thousands of products. Disposable syringes, tires and police vests are some just to name a few. In addition to medical reasons, technology or public safety, around...

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