Weather Forecast

Dr. Darby Nelson signed copies of his book, For Love of Lakes, for members of the Lake Latoka Property Owners’ Association following his presentation.

Aquatic ecologist introduces DIY zebra mussel detection

Email News Alerts

By Crystal Dey / A,exandria Echo Press

Spring has finally arrived in Minnesota. Soon lake lovers will be setting their sights on scenes of summer: boating, skiing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming – and, of course, the emergence of watercraft inspectors patrolling for zebra mussels.


Residents of Douglas County have grown mindful of what goes into and comes out of area waters. But, if you really love lakes, you’re going to need scuba gear and a PVC pipe.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Forum News Service
The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, stretching from the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of South Dakota and to the shores of eastern Minnesota. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.