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January 30, 2017
Kandiyohi County offers grants for AIS projects
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County is requesting proposals for aquatic invasive species special projects grant funding. The goal is to prevent the introduction or limit the spread of aquatic invasive species within Kandiyohi County. Projects must address at least one of the following:...
January 30, 2017 - 8:45am
January 18, 2017
Kandiyohi County OKs contract for AIS decontamination site
WILLMAR — A pilot project to operate a county-sponsored decontamination site will continue this year in Kandiyohi County's ongoing battle...
January 18, 2017 - 10:55am
August 15, 2016
Three young girls look to clean regional lake one zebra mussel at a time
Three 10-year-old girls visiting the Alexandria area have big dreams this summer. After hearing about recent zebra mussel infestations, Margaret...
August 15, 2016 - 1:43pm
December 21, 2015
Kandiyohi County efforts against aquatic invasive species receive boost from $118,000 grant
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County’s effort to combat aquatic invasive species received a significant boost last week: a $118,000 two-year grant...
December 21, 2015 - 12:03am
December 18, 2015
DNR seeking watercraft inspection interns for 2016 season
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking intern watercraft inspectors for the 2016 boating season. Inspectors are stationed at public accesses on lakes and rivers infested with aquatic invasive species such as Eurasian watermilfoil and zebra mussels....
December 18, 2015 - 12:01am
September 23, 2015
Help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species this fall
SPICER — The decontamination unit stationed at Green Lake that is used for aquatic invasive species removal has been stored away until next spring, but everyone using the lake should keep up their guard to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. The Middle Fork Crow River...
September 23, 2015 - 9:57pm
September 18, 2015
County to adjust AIS plan
WILLMAR — New additions to Kandiyohi County’s aquatic invasive species plan call for establishing a permanent decontamination station next...
September 18, 2015 - 12:07am
January 6, 2015
Kandiyohi County seeks more funds to thwart AIS
WILLMAR — If Kandiyohi County is successful in obtaining a hefty grant from the Initiative Foundation, it would nearly double the total funds...
January 6, 2015 - 8:06pm
August 1, 2014
Kandiyohi County Board to hear update Tuesday on AIS committee
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday will hear an update on its aquatic invasive species committee, as well as an update on the investigation into a report of a zebra mussel being found in Green Lake. The regular board meeting begins at 10 a.m. Tuesday...
August 1, 2014 - 11:04pm
June 8, 2014
Counties will soon get pot of funds for AIS fight
By Carolyn Lange firstname.lastname@example.org WILLMAR –– An influx of money will start flowing to counties this summer for the sole purpose of implementing a plan to prevent the introduction, or limit the spread, of aquatic invasive species. That includes the dreaded zebra mussel that...
June 8, 2014 - 11:10pm
May 6, 2014
Passion vs. time: Community Corrections ‘under a microscope’
WILLMAR –– An analysis of the Kandiyohi County Community Corrections Department reveals a deep “passion” by employees to help clients, along with frustration that increased data entry work is eating up time that could be spent helping those clients. In a report Tuesday to...
May 6, 2014 - 11:19pm
May 4, 2013
Boater education the key to preventing spread of aquatic invasive species
NEW LONDON -- Perhaps encouraged by the gradual ice-out on area lakes ahead of next weekend's fishing opener, more than 200 people attended a...
May 4, 2013 - 4:00am
April 8, 2013
Local projects on list for Dayton’s bonding plan
WILLMAR — Money to extend a bike trail from New London to Sibley State Park and funds to install a decontamination system on Green Lake to rid boats of aquatic invasive species are included in Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed $750 million bonding bill. “I’m absolutely thrilled,”...
April 8, 2013 - 11:12pm
January 17, 2012
Vogel says AIS has attention of legislators
WILLMAR - Rep.
January 17, 2012 - 4:17pm