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Zebra mussels are shown here next to a quarter. The invasive species are a continued threat to Minnesota lakes.

Citizen finds what's believed to be zebra mussel in Lake Minnewaska

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GLENWOOD -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating a report that a zebra mussel was found in Lake Minnewaska in Pope County near Glenwood.

A citizen reported finding what appears to be an adult zebra mussel. It was attached to the metal portion of a boat seat mount that was submerged in four feet of water. He was removing trash blown into the lake from a severe storm last summer.

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