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February 21, 2017
The Cass County (Minn.) Sheriff’s Office assisted with a full size pickup that dropped its front end into quickly eroding ice at the Walker City Park landing, a popular and heavily traveled landing on Leech Lake. The area has been barricaded and taped off. Submitted photo.
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
February 21, 2017 - 5:31pm
January 30, 2017
Kandiyohi County offers grants for AIS projects
January 30, 2017 - 8:45am
August 26, 2016
Wake restrictions lifted off area lakes
August 26, 2016 - 4:15pm
August 16, 2016
Sheriff: No-wake restrictions on local lakes still in effect
August 16, 2016 - 8:15pm
August 11, 2016
No-wake restriction in place for all Kandiyohi County lakes
August 11, 2016 - 10:36pm
Zebra mussels confirmed in five Minnesota lakes
August 11, 2016 - 3:22pm
July 29, 2016
Terry Frazee, left, talks Wednesday to Wendy Borth at the Russ Brown access at Green Lake in Spicer. Frazee is a part of the Green Lake property Owners Association and the Kandiyohi County Aquatic Invasive Species task force. Frazee is advocating I-LIDS, or Internet Landing Installed Device Sensors, be installed at boating docks in Kandiyohi County.  (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Cameras could be the next weapon against aquatic invasive species
July 29, 2016 - 1:38pm
The starry stonewort grows branchlets and forms thick, dense mats that crowd out native vegetation and smother spawning habitat for fish. (SUBMITTED)
Lake Koronis takes on starry stonewort
April 29, 2016 - 11:07am
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
August 31, 2015
Ray Walker’s and his daughter Carle from Cannon Falls drive by the sandstone cliffs on the south shore of Lake Byllesby in Cannon Falls Friday. “It’s always been a little green in the summer,” Walker said. “I wish it was deep and clear like up north.” (JEAN PIERI | PIONEER PRESS)
Algae blooms threaten state’s $13B tourism industry
August 31, 2015 - 8:00am
August 14, 2015
The heat is on
August 14, 2015 - 12:00am
June 2, 2015
More chemicals found in remote Minnesota lakes
June 2, 2015 - 11:51pm
April 16, 2015
Ice-out moves north fast
April 16, 2015 - 11:35pm
March 4, 2015
Few southwest Minnesota lakes, rivers swimmable
March 4, 2015 - 11:47pm
January 30, 2015
Minnesota DNR suspends invasive species training program
January 30, 2015 - 7:00am