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September 22, 2016
Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lac qui Parle Lake, putting them in the waters of a popular destination for anglers and hunters from throughout much of the state as well as the Minnesota River system.
Zebra mussels confirmed in Lac qui Parle Lake
September 22, 2016 - 1:44pm
August 12, 2016
Zebra mussels cover a rock pulled from Green Lake. It’s too early to know how the zebra mussel infestation of Lake Florida will impact the lake. (File)
Kandiyohi County, DNR ramping up aquatic invasive species fight
August 12, 2016 - 10:06pm
August 10, 2016
Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR
A photo of the starry stonewort found in Turtle Lake shows the flower-like bulbils that identify the plant.
Starry stonewort infestation confirmed in second Minnesota lake
August 10, 2016 - 1:09pm
August 5, 2016
Carolyn Lange / Tribune file photo

In this 2015 file photo, Roger Sweep pulls the plug on his boat after fishing on Lake Florida. Draining water from boats is one of the basic rules to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species such as zebra mussels. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources notified the Lake Florida Improvement Association on Thursday that zebra mussels have been confirmed in the lake.
Zebra mussels infest Lake Florida
August 5, 2016 - 7:34pm
July 25, 2016
Lake Osakis latest Minnesota lake to be hit with zebra mussels
July 25, 2016 - 9:41pm
July 6, 2016
Letter: Saving a lake, one clam at a time
July 6, 2016 - 2:00am
December 21, 2015
Maureen Ziskovsky, a watercraft inspector from the state Department of Natural Resources in St. Paul, uses a portable decontamination unit to clean off a boat at Green Lake in Spicer in this August 2011 file photo. RON ADAMS | file | Tribune
Kandiyohi County efforts against aquatic invasive species receive boost from $118,000 grant
December 21, 2015 - 12:03am
December 18, 2015
DNR seeking watercraft inspection interns for 2016 season
December 18, 2015 - 12:01am
Roger Sweep pulls the plug on his boat in late June after fishing on Lake Florida in Spicer. Zebra mussels, an Aquatic Invasive Species, were found in Spicer’s Green Lake in 2014. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
County to adjust AIS plan
September 18, 2015 - 12:07am
August 30, 2015
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced the first confirmed case of the aquatic invasive species starry stonewort in Minnesota in Lake Koronis near Paynesville. (SUBMITTED)
Starry stonewort makes first Minnesota appearances in Lake Koronis, Mud Lake
August 30, 2015 - 9:36pm
August 4, 2015
Zebra mussels infest first Meeker County Lake
August 4, 2015 - 11:00pm
June 24, 2015
Roger Sweep pulls the plug on his boat Tuesday after fishing on Lake Florida in Spicer. Draining water from boats is one of the basic rules to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. Not following those rules could be captured on a new system that video records the boat launch on Florida Lake and two others in Kandiyohi County. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE) play button
VIDEO: I-LIDS device records boaters, spouts reminders of aquatic invasive species rules
June 24, 2015 - 11:48pm
May 30, 2015
First-year college students Ryan Haines, left, and Chris Muldrow, both full-time inspectors, have just finished their eight-hour shifts on Saturday at the Saulsbury Beach access on Green Lake. No zebra mussels were found on a "rather slow day," despite the fine weather, Chris said.
AIS boat inspections launched for season in Kandiyohi County
May 30, 2015 - 12:46am
April 27, 2015
A zebra mussel found in Green Lake in Spicer last summer is compared to a penny. The public is invited to learn about Aquatic Invasive Species and preventive efforts 6:30 p.m. Thursday in New London. (TRIBUNE/Carolyn Lange/File)
Kandiyohi County hosts Aquatic Invasive Species kickoff
April 27, 2015 - 11:31pm
April 4, 2015
This graphic will be used with an aquatic invasive species hunter application that will be developed by Kandiyohi County with the help of a grant from Boat US.
Kandiyohi County wins grant funds to develop 'AIS Hunter' app
April 4, 2015 - 1:17am