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May 26, 2016
Record number of watercraft inspectors to monitor boats
May 26, 2016 - 6:57pm
October 13, 2015
A heavy coat of zebra mussels covers boats lifts that were removed recently from Green Lake in Spicer. Last fall there were only a handful of zebra mussels discovered on docks that were removed from Green Lake. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Green Lake’s zebra mussel population explodes
October 13, 2015 - 10:59pm
January 30, 2015
Minnesota DNR suspends invasive species training program
January 30, 2015 - 7:00am
June 6, 2014
Evan Freeman, watercraft inspection supervisor with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, second from left, watches as Tyler Dick learns to operate the power washer that is now located at the Saulsbury Park access to Green Lake in Spicer. Dick and other trained operators will decontaminate watercraft at no charge this summer. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Power washer available, staffed to decontaminate watercraft at Saulsbury Park access to Green Lake
June 6, 2014 - 11:22pm
April 24, 2014
Roger “Tiger” Hanson was well-known for his mechanical skills and for his successful marine business in downtown New London. Tribune file photo
New London’s Roger ‘Tiger’ Hanson dies at 76: Well-known founder of marine business remembered for doing so much more
April 24, 2014 - 11:05pm
January 7, 2012
Ice boat sailors take their crafts out Friday on Green Lake in Spicer for a trial run in preparation for the sailing regatta to be held on the lake this weekend. Sailors may still register from 8 to 9 a.m. today. A race for children begins at 10 a.m., with the adult race to follow about an hour later. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Favorable ice brings regatta to Spicer, Minn.
January 7, 2012 - 12:00am
July 29, 2010
Bumper boats
July 29, 2010 - 12:00am
June 3, 2010
A boat trawls the fishing areas on Foot Lake on May 15 during this year's fishing opener. Kandiyohi County officials say new state legislation helps in the fight to decrease the threat of aquatic invasive species moving into area lakes but more action is needed. Kandiyohi County had lobbied for increased state involvement to fight aquatic invasive species, often spread from lake to lake by boating-related equipment. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
New laws aims to prevent spread of invasive species
June 3, 2010 - 12:00am
May 27, 2010
This north shore section of Green Lake, known as Lone Tree, is one of the most popular places for boats to congregate on the lake, which causes problems for homeowners who live in that area. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Boaters encouraged to congregate elsewhere on Green Lake
May 27, 2010 - 12:00am
August 20, 2009
A group of County Park 5 campers eases a pontoon into the water on Green Lake in this undated photo. Some residents are concerned by an increase in the boats, rafts and people converging along the shores of their lakefront properties. One resident said just last month he was verbally berated when he asked a group of boaters in front of his property to move to the side so he take a personal watercraft out to the lake. Tribune photo
Green Lake property owners seek safety and quiet on the water
August 20, 2009 - 12:00am
August 18, 2009
Ingrid Figenshau, 11, of Spicer, from left, Chole Lykken, 7, of Willmar and Chloe's sister, Kennedi, 11, ram into each other Monday with bumper boats at Big Kahuna in Spicer. The fun park's also features go-carts and mini golf. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Gotcha!
August 18, 2009 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
A convoy of snowmobiles moves through the snowy landscape at Sibley State Park in rural New London in this January 2006 file photo. Sports shops with a diverse product line -- and a service department -- seem to be weathering the economic storm as people scale back on purchases of "toys." (Tribune file photo by Rand Middleton)
Motor sports shops see mixed effects from economic downturn
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
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