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Area artists paint women killed by domestic violence for Beautiful Life Project
Man sentenced in crash that critically injured PR woman
2 men caught with 136 pounds of marijuana in car in North Dakota
Man dies after falling through ice on Alexandria-area lake, boy hospitalized
Sheriff warns of scam FBI calls
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
PERCY D. ANDERSON
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
August 23, 2012
A breakthrough against zebra mussels?
Is there a solution to the zebra mussel problem? A research project is under way right now in Lake Carlos that could lead to a breakthrough. The...
August 23, 2012 - 7:55am
April 13, 2012
Putting pressure on mussels
Douglas County commissioners added an extra tool to the county's arsenal of zebra mussel weaponry at Tuesday's board meeting. Land and Resource...
outdoors / environment
April 13, 2012 - 8:23am
March 3, 2012
Fargo man sentencing leaves nobody happy in zebra mussel case
When 54-year-old George Wynn of Fargo bought his first boat last year, he bought a boatlift to go with it. He ended up responding to an ad from...
March 3, 2012 - 8:29am
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
October 22, 2011
Zebra mussels found on boat bound for Fish Hook
The calcified zebra mussel Charlie Kellner keeps at his boat business in Park Rapids is more evidence that the invasive species war is at the doorstep and the north woods may be powerless to stall its onslaught. Service technician John Walen recently worked on a boat that came out...
October 22, 2011 - 1:00pm
October 14, 2011
Zebra mussels invade Lake Irene in Douglas County
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) biologists fear they might be seeing a disturbing trend of zebra mussels hitchhiking on boat...
October 14, 2011 - 1:17pm
October 8, 2011
Zebra mussels war moves closer
Zebra mussels are heading our way and they're not exactly moving at a snail's pace. The invasive mussels have been found in Pelican Lake in...
October 8, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 4, 2011
Kandiyohi County seeks legislative action to protect lakes from zebra mussel
WILLMAR -- Popular fishing tournaments that draw competitive anglers to Minnesota could spread aquatic invasive species -- like zebra mussels...
May 4, 2011 - 7:22am
April 30, 2011
Muscling up against mussels in Douglas County
Douglas County Commissioners are plunging right in. On Tuesday, the board approved a list of action items to try to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species - specifically zebra mussels - in Douglas County lakes. Currently, seven lakes are infested with zebra mussels: Lakes Darling,...
April 30, 2011 - 10:05am
March 2, 2011
Zebra mussels could cause Kandiyohi Co. property tax issues
WILLMAR -- When Kandiyohi County property owners open their tax statements later this month, they'll get a double dose of bad news. Not only...
March 2, 2011 - 7:53am
Zebra mussels already impacting Alexandria area property values
If anything is going to be done to prevent invasive species like zebra mussels from entering county lakes, it may have to be done locally. Kandiyohi...
February 2, 2011 - 8:16am
June 5, 2010
Mussel beach: Students track zebras in Alexandria
John Esbjornsson, a teacher at Jefferson High School in Alexandria, took his class to the beach Tuesday. But it wasn't to have fun in the su...
June 5, 2010 - 7:16am