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September 19, 2013
Zebra mussels confirmed in Douglas County’s Maple Lake
ALEXANDRIA — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Maple Lake in Douglas County after responding to a report of the invasive species attached to the wheel of a boatlift in the lake this month. DNR staff searched several...
news / region
September 19, 2013 - 7:09pm
September 18, 2013
Minnesota groups seek new ways to combat zebra mussels
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Some municipalities and lake associations that have grown frustrated by Minnesota's lack of progress in combating aquatic invasive species are backing research into finding more permanent ways of stopping the pests. Among them is the Gull Chain of...
outdoors / environment
September 18, 2013 - 11:51am
August 23, 2013
Zebra mussels dip on Lake Mille Lacs
AITKIN, Minn. (AP) — The number of zebra mussels in Lake Mille Lacs has dropped this year for the first time since they were found in 2005. Minnesota outdoors officials say a survey this week found about 1,070 zebra mussels per square foot in Mille Lacs, one of the state's...
outdoors / environment
August 23, 2013 - 9:11am
August 14, 2013
AIS found on boat exiting Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A watercraft inspector discovered zebra mussels and Eurasian watermilfoil on a boat trailer exiting Lake Bemidji earlier this month, though they didn't originate here. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources made the announcement this week, and called for boaters...
news / local
August 14, 2013 - 6:35pm
July 17, 2013
Zebra mussels confirmed in Otter Tail County’s Lake Lida
PELICAN RAPIDS — Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lake Lida, a popular Otter Tail County lake near here, according to a news release issued Wednesday by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. DNR crews found two zebra mussels late last week, the release stated....
July 17, 2013 - 11:56pm
May 30, 2013
Zebra mussels found in Itasca County lakes
By John Myers Forum News Service DULUTH -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday confirmed that zebra mussels have been found in Sand Lake in Itasca County. DNR aquatic invasive species experts confirmed the finding of a citizen who discovered...
outdoors / fishing
May 30, 2013 - 9:16pm
May 3, 2013
Zebra mussels halt work on St. Croix bridge
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — Work on a new four-lane highway bridge over the St. Croix River connecting Minnesota and Wisconsin has been halted after dead zebra mussels were found on six construction barges headed for the waterway. Inspectors found the invasive species on the barges,...
news / region
May 3, 2013 - 1:49pm
October 25, 2012
Zebra mussel eradication effort fails
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — An effort to kill zebra mussels discovered in Lake Irene and Rose Lake was unsuccessful, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Last fall, DNR biologists investigated two separate cases where boat lifts used in zebra mussel infested lakes...
October 25, 2012 - 10:46pm