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The boys of fall
Joint powers board names new regional transit system
Frailties of mental health system laid bare at local meeting
Beasts under the big top
Lane closure on Willmar Ave. S.E.
College football: Gophers pull off win despite passing for only seven yards
Boys soccer: Cardinals fall to Scarlets
Girls tennis roundup
College football: Wise’s 2 TDs power Warriors
Powers: Bridgewater goes from Minnesota’s future to present
Video: Jude's Gentle Giants - Belgrade man features his real-life Percheron horses in coming-of-age novel
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Helen E. Cullen
Daniel A. Hoffenkamp
Kerry Lynn Schulz
Evelyn L. Reinke
Damrongnawin — Lundstrum
Leadens — Jans
Schmidt — Hagen
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
Letter: A first-rate production
Letter: Spend political dollars locally
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
May 28, 2014
Rare provision: Carp war produces a victory with closing of Minneapolis lock
MINNEAPOLIS — Fighting a war means taking victories where they come, like Minnesota’s attempt to stop invasive carp from getting a foothold in the state’s waters. A few dozen Minnesotans gathered Tuesday along the banks of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, near a lock what...
news / state
May 28, 2014 - 12:10am
July 12, 2012
Research remains murky on danger of Asian carp invasion
HAVANA, Ill. -- As scientists aboard a research boat activate an electric current, the calm Illinois River transforms into a roiling, silvery...
news / nation / outdoors
July 12, 2012 - 1:46am
December 8, 2011
Tests find evidence of Asian carp in Minn. waters north of Twin Cities
ST. PAUL -- Asian carp appear on their way to northern Minnesota waters, or may already be there. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources today announced DNA test results in Mississippi River waters just above a Coon Rapids dam in the northwestern Twin Cities area show the...
news / state / outdoors
December 8, 2011 - 12:27pm
October 22, 2011
Tests: Asian carp may be in Mississippi
Water samples from the Mississippi River downstream from the Ford Dam in Minneapolis have tested positive for genetic material from silver carp, indicating the invasive Asian species may be present in the Twin Cities stretch of the river, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural...
October 22, 2011 - 12:54am
August 6, 2010
Scientist: Carp may have been planted near Lake Michigan
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.
news / nation
August 6, 2010 - 8:17am
July 27, 2010
Brass says the time is here for Minnesota to stop Asian carp
ST. PAUL -- Fast-growing and destructive Asian carp could take over Minnesota streams and lakes if the federal government does not act soon,...
news / local / region / outdoors
July 27, 2010 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
Letter: The carp plague at Wakanda
I read with great interest the story about Wakanda's most recent fish kill. It's always interesting to read the DNR's side of the story, and it always requires a follow-up. One might believe this winter was extraordinarily cold and snowy, but it's not. It's just a normal Minnesota...
opinion / letters
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Silver carp found in Mississippi River near La Crosse
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) - The silver carp, one of the notorious leaping fish brought to the U.S. from China, has been found in the Mississippi River near La Crosse in its first known appearance in Wisconsin or Minnesota waters. La Crosse fisheries supervisor Ron Benjamin with the Wisconsin...
news / state / outdoors
December 3, 2008 - 8:00am