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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
9 hours 59 min ago
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
January 26, 2015
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources technician Alex Paulsen, of Nashwauk, demonstrates how a pressure washer is used to remove invasive species from boats at a decontamination station at McQuade Harbor Public Access near Duluth in June of 2012. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Clint Austin)
Battle against invasives goes local
January 26, 2015 - 9:52pm
December 14, 2014
TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton
An ice angler on Green Lake at Spicer sits in a pool of water with the mercury at 41 degrees at 4 p.m. Saturday. "It's like March," said one fisherman coming off the lake at the Saulsbury Beach Public Access where where 21 vehicles were parked, their owners apparently cautious and staying off the ice. The temperature reached the mid-40s on Sunday, and the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office urged extreme caution in venturing on the ice.
Warm weather leads to unsafe ice conditions; Sheriff's Office urges extreme caution
December 14, 2014 - 3:56pm
July 15, 2014
High waters across the board: Some Kandiyohi County lakes set records
July 15, 2014 - 10:25pm
July 11, 2014
Kandiyohi County lifts no-wake advisories
July 11, 2014 - 11:26pm
June 26, 2014
Dog’s death prompts MPCA to issue alert on toxic algae blooms
June 26, 2014 - 11:40pm
Dog's death prompts MPCA to issue alert on toxic algae blooms
June 26, 2014 - 4:19pm