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Cold air funnels sighted
UPDATED: Sebeka woman dies in high speed pursuit in Laporte
Meat thieves target local grocery stores
Co-valedictorian cousins share academic spotlight at graduation
Park Rapids WWII veteran shares his story of wounded in action
Overmyer, Grimes receive top honors
Panthers open playoffs with win over East Polk
EGF eliminates Panthers in section opener
Lakers take first at home meet
Menahga sweeps Parkers Prairie
Woodland Store under new ownership; had banner weekend
Basic Business Cents: A process is a process is a process
Johnson’s readies for Opener
Memorial Day programs set for May 25
Love, loss and labradors
Narrowing the Straight
Minnesota Fishing Opener lived up to great expectations
Fishing Opener sees cooler start to the season
Boomtown madness: Prairie chicken rite of spring is fun
Round River trail maintenance split between groups
So much to think about this Memorial Day
Letter: Thank you for Post Prom support
Letter: Rep. Hancock votes misguided
Letter: Fed practices leading country to inflation
Commentary : Happy Mother’s Day from your friends at Companeros and the Dorset House
February 18, 2015
Change may come to invasive species decal law
Many resort owners and boaters strongly object to a new law written to stop invasive species from spreading through Minnesota waters, and they have been heard. Legislators are looking into whether to scuttle the law, passed in 2012, or to tweak it into something more acceptable. The...
news / region
February 18, 2015 - 8:37am
September 27, 2013
DNR advises waterfowl hunters to avoid spreading invasive species
Now that hunting season is underway, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) warns waterfowl hunters it’s against the law to transport aquatic invasive species (AIS). DNR conservation officers routinely inspect equipment during the hunting season and enforce state...
outdoors / hunting
September 27, 2013 - 10:59am
March 22, 2012
Lake associations sue DNR -- say it is not doing enough to keep out zebra mussels
A lawsuit has been filed against the Commissioner of the DNR by representatives of three western Twin Cities lake associations and concerned citizens who say the commissioner has not followed state statutes that require the agency to establish a statewide program to prevent and curb...
March 22, 2012 - 8:21am
March 2, 2012
Fargo man convicted of introducing mussels to Rose Lake
FARGO - A Fargo man was convicted this week of introducing zebra mussels into Rose Lake in Minnesota's Otter Tail County. George Wynn, 54, pleaded...
March 2, 2012 - 7:21am
January 6, 2012
Transporting mussels carries consequences
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. The men were charged in separate cases under a new law...
January 6, 2012 - 8:23am
March 31, 2011
Becker County businesses homing in on invasives
About 70 members of dock and lift companies, resort owners, lake associations and others interested in controlling aquatic invasive species gathered Tuesday morning for training -- courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Darrin Hoverson, DNR invasive species specialist...
outdoors / environment
March 31, 2011 - 8:24am
July 22, 2010
Some invasives deemed toxic to environment
From the thistle, clover and dandelions that invade our pristinely green residential lawns, to the curly leaf pondweed, Eurasian milfoil and zebra mussels that clog up area lakes and rivers, invasive species are a recurring nuisance in many ways. But some of these invaders, known...
July 22, 2010 - 7:19am
January 7, 2010
Zebra mussel fight in Douglas County heating up
The Douglas County Lakes Association (DCLA) is taking another step in its prevention efforts to help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species,...
outdoors / environment / fishing
January 7, 2010 - 7:24am
July 9, 2009
Search for zebra mussels expands in Alexandria area
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is increasing enforcement efforts to prevent the transportation of aquatic invasive species from several lakes in the Alexandria area. Additional conservation officers will target these areas during peak weekend use in an effort...
outdoors / environment / fishing
July 9, 2009 - 6:49am