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Elizabeth "Betty" Schwartz
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John Eggers: Who do you encourage in this world?
Patrick Guilfoile: Malaria, mosquitoes and fatal attraction
Consider cover crops
Art Lee: The demolition of ‘a fine old lady’ — a historical landmark gone (alas?)
From concept to concerts: Long-planned Minnesota Orchestra residency is this week
Common Chords schedule
Pioneer Previews: Community Theater’s ‘On Golden Pond’ opens Friday
Artist works on mural
The Beach Boys officially coming to Bemidji
A half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second ‘W’ in BWCAW
Blane Klemek: Oh, to be a bird for a day? Count me in
Paul Nelson: Boat control is important when fishing in the fall
Paul Nelson: Fish are constantly looking for abundant food sources
Paul Nelson: Slower presentations are effective as summer turns to fall
Phil Kerpen: Democrats to repeal First Amendment
Tina Dupuy: Big vs. small government
Proposed pipeline route prompts concerns from many
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January 10, 2014
Congress or the Carp? Who will act faster? Nolan optimistic on anti-carp measures
BEMIDJI — The fate of northern Minnesota waterways may depend on the U.S. Congress’s ability to get things done. In August, the carcass of a silver carp was found where it had likely tried to jump over Lock and Dam 5 on the Mississippi River near Winona, about 110 miles south...
news / local
January 10, 2014 - 12:16am
October 28, 2013
Asian carp reproduce in Great Lakes watershed
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal scientists say they've found evidence for the first time that Asian carp have reproduced successfully within the Great Lakes watershed. U.S. Geological Survey experts reported Monday that four grass carp taken from the Sandusky River in Ohio...
news / region
October 28, 2013 - 11:31am
October 22, 2013
Crews install 2nd of 9 Asian carp barriers
COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — Construction crews are trying to stay ahead of the icy, cold winter weather as they work to install five gates at the Coon Rapids dam before the end of the year. The steel gates are part of a $16 million improvement project aimed at preventing...
news / region
October 22, 2013 - 9:17am
September 20, 2013
Congress poised to close Mspi River lock in Mpls.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Momentum is building in Congress to close the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam in Minneapolis to protect Minnesota's northern waters from invasive Asian carp. A U.S. House panel decided Thursday to incorporate the lock closure into legislation funding...
news / region
September 20, 2013 - 3:37pm
August 22, 2013
Dead silver carp found on dam near Winona
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — Experts say the discovery of a dead Asian carp near Winona confirms the invasive fish are using their leaping ability to attempt to overcome barriers. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the carcass of a silver carp was found recently...
news / region
August 22, 2013 - 1:42pm
August 7, 2013
Poll: Most Minnesotans "very concerned" about Asian carp
BEMIDJI -- Conservationists and wildlife advocates used dire language Wednesday in describing the threat of Asian carp pose to Minnesota's lakes and rivers. "I see this as a war, with the enemy currently invading our precious waters," Gary Botzek, the director of the Minnesota Conservation...
August 7, 2013 - 11:05pm
April 4, 2013
Study finds no Minnesota Asian carp colonies
ST. PAUL – New tests showing Asian carp likely are not colonizing Minnesota waters should not slow efforts to stop the invasive fish, experts say. “The results certainly don’t say we should be doing anything different than we are right now,” said Steve Hirsch of the Department...
April 4, 2013 - 11:52pm
Minnesota may be relatively free of invading Asian carp
ST. PAUL - A new study shows it now appears large numbers of Asian carp are not in Minnesota. A technique that found indications of tiny amounts of Asian carp DNA had appeared to indicate the invasive species could be in the state’s streams. The new report released today, called...
news / region
April 4, 2013 - 10:53am
February 21, 2013
Carp fighters hook invasion solutions
ST. PAUL – Minnesotans fighting Asian carp think they may have temporary and permanent ways to slow the advance of the voracious eater. Organizations at a Wednesday Asian carp summit hosted by Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar agreed they would try to convince boaters...
February 21, 2013 - 2:10am
January 15, 2013
Minnesota House: Asian carp barrier: disco, electric or lock-out?
ST. PAUL — Three options appear viable to help stop the advance of Asian carp into Minnesota, but after years of talk disputes remain about how to best halt the invasion. Legislators on the House environment committee Tuesday night criticized the Department of Natural Resource’s...
January 15, 2013 - 11:43pm