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UPDATE: Man dies, grandson hospitalized after ATV breaks through ice near Alexandria Tuesday night
Essentia in talks to join Sanford Health Plan provider network
Librarian charged with entering Grafton homes, saying she was looking for books
Man sentenced in crash that critically injured PR woman
Area artists paint women killed by domestic violence for Beautiful Life Project
Baumgartner, Dravis win medals
Fritze, Benson advance to state
Panthers eliminate Rams from tournament
Panthers host Rangers as section playoffs start
Browerville boys eliminate Menahga from section play
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IDA MAY BENHAM
Target plans to cut thousands of jobs in Minnesota
Basic Business Cents: Culture eats strategic plans for lunch every time!
Pending approval, new PR bank to be called Northview
Dog food made by Perham company is recalled
Figure skating extravaganza is 26th annual
Park Rapids High School choir performs March 2
Nevis graduate publishes first book
Chili Challenge Wednesday
Osprey platform goes to new heights
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
About Fishing: New wave for information on fishing; technology trumps know-how?
Black bear emergence is coming as hibernation ends
Local resorters meet with legislators: Post Labor Day school opening?
Letter: Thank you for making Cabin Fever a success
Letter: Obama’s remarks to WDAY were dishonest
Letter: Other options to transportation plan
Letter: Mental health jail diversion will save lives, money
Editorial: Social Security numbers are all over the place
Invasive garlic mustard under fire in Minnesota
By John Myers / Duluth News Tribune Garlic mustard may sound like a condiment at a sandwich shop, but it’s really one of the most noxious of the foreign invading plant species that have spread across Minnesota in recent years. So far there are only two known outbreaks...
news / region
June 5, 2013 - 9:07am
Brush off invasive species; terrestrial threats on the march
Caroline Roers, Echo Press Intern, Alexandria Echo Press We’ve all heard of aquatic invasive species, like zebra mussels that lurk in our lakes. But what about terrestrial invasive species that travel on land? They can be every bit as destructive yet few people know the risk. Terrestrial...
news / region
June 5, 2013 - 9:02am
Beltrami County mulls hiring AIS coordinator
BEMIDJI — The creeping threat of aquatic invasive species, not yet seen in Beltrami County lakes, rivers and ponds, may result in the hiring of a coordinator to help consolidate efforts to combat the invaders. It would be a proactive step for a county that is surrounded by others...
news / region
June 5, 2013 - 8:54am
May 23, 2013
Dayton letter nixing $3 million for AIS Protection
Dear Mr. Speaker: May 23, 2013 I have received, approved, signed, and deposited in the Office of the Secretary of State Chapter 13 7, House File 1183, the Legacy Bill, with the exception of the line item vetoes listed below: • Pages 13-14, lines 13.33-14.2: "$6,300,000 in the...
news / state
May 23, 2013 - 11:15am
April 6, 2013
Water Quality Specialist begins job; first task AIS
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Hubbard County will be getting special expertise in its war against aquatic invasive species. On April 1, Nate Sitz began his new position as Water Quality/Resource Specialist for the Soil and Water Conservation District. Although...
news / local
April 6, 2013 - 11:21am
March 23, 2013
Lake saved from AIS twice last year
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org Big Mantrap Lake narrowly escaped being contaminated – twice – in 2012, according to a new report compiled by Hubbard County’s watercraft inspectors. The county’s premier pristine lake was saved from Eurasian water milfoil...
outdoors / fishing
March 23, 2013 - 2:52pm
February 16, 2013
Lake service providers must take AIS training
The Minnesota DNR is offering aquatic invasive species (AIS) training to owners of lake service provider businesses in Minnesota so they can legally work in the state's waters. For lake service providers that don't already have permits, the DNR is offering a number of training...
February 16, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 13, 2013
Becker County to hire AIS coordinator
Though the details are still being ironed out, the Becker County Board of Commissioners took action Tuesday to move forward with plans to contract for the services of an aquatic invasive species (AIS) coordinator. The board was acting on the recommendations of the county's AIS Task...
outdoors / environment
February 13, 2013 - 3:38pm
February 6, 2013
Lake service providers training set
This year, owners of lake service provider businesses in Minnesota can choose from 19 aquatic invasive species (AIS) training sessions offered throughout the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The businesses are required by law to attend...
February 6, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 31, 2013
Zebra mussel veligers discovered in Lake Winnie
Zebra mussel veligers discovered in Lake Winnibigoshish Water sampling efforts have detected the presence of two microscopic, larval zebra mussels, also called veligers, in Lake Winnibigoshish located in Cass and Itasca counties, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)...
outdoors / environment
January 31, 2013 - 12:46pm
DNR to hold Northwest Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Symposium Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 in Walker
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Northwest Region will host the Northwest Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Symposium on Jan. 31, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., and Feb. 1, 9 a.m. - noon, at the Chase on the Lake Hotel and Conference Center, 502 Cleveland Blvd. in Walker. ...
outdoors / news / environment
January 31, 2013 - 10:32am
January 26, 2013
AIS hearing set to update state's list of special concerns
A public hearing to gather input on proposed updates to the state list of endangered, threatened and special concern species will be held before an administrative law judge at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the Sanford Center - Bemidji Regional Event Center, 1111 Event Center Drive NE,...
news / environment
January 26, 2013 - 1:01pm
January 24, 2013
DNR to update state list of threatened, endangered, special concern species
A public hearing to gather input on proposed updates to the state list of endangered, threatened and special concern species will be held before an administrative law judge at 6 p.m. on Feb. 5 at the Sanford Center - Bemidji Regional Event Center, 1111 Event Center Drive NE, Bemidji....
January 24, 2013 - 3:46pm
January 12, 2013
Grob appointed to three-year term on AIS advisory group
Park Rapids resident, COLA member and Board of Adjustment member Ken Grob has been appointed to a new statewide Aquatic Invasive Species committee. The appointment was made in late December by DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr to the 15-member advisory committee. According to the...
news / outdoors / environment
January 12, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 5, 2013
DL residents tapped to be on statewide AIS committee
Two local residents have been appointed to a new statewide Aquatic Invasive Species Advisory Committee by Commissioner Tom Landwehr of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Tera Guetter and Barb Halbakken Fischburg, both of Detroit Lakes, were among the 15 members who were...
outdoors / environment
January 5, 2013 - 11:12am