A Benton County lake has long been known for its green colored water. However, the Little Rock Lake Association has been working to cleanup its image for several years, reducing the phosphorus, nitrogen, and soil erosion levels. Their biggest effort yet could be coming next summer.
A young woman from both Stearns and Benton counties has been named among the 12 finalists for the 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way. The winner will be crowned in August, the day before the start of the Minnesota State Fair.