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Lawmakers beginning to hear the commotion over aquatic invasive species


WILLMAR -- The din from lake country about the need to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species may have finally been heard in St. Paul.

Rep. Bruce Vogel on Tuesday told the Kandiyohi County commissioners that aquatic invasive species has gotten the attention of legislators and that additional funding could be allocated this year.

Kandiyohi County has been involved with efforts to prevent invasives, especially zebra mussels, from getting into area lakes.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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