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Zebra mussels

Transporting mussels carries consequences

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Be careful about what you're transporting into a lake.

If it turns out to be zebra mussels, you could face legal charges.

That's what happened to a 54-year-old Fargo man last week and a 30-year-old Eagle Bend man in November.

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The men were charged in separate cases under a new law that prohibits people from moving a piece of lake equipment that has aquatic invasive species such as zebra mussels attached to it.

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