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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
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 21, 2015
DNR says divers find no zebra mussels in suburban lake after 3-step treatment
April 21, 2015 - 12:37am
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
January 6, 2015
Assistant County Auditor Cathy Pederson swears in Kandiyohi County officials Tuesday during the county board meeting. (TRIBUNE/Carolyn Lange)
Kandiyohi County seeks more funds to thwart AIS
January 6, 2015 - 8:06pm
November 2, 2014
A fishing boat aims to land at the dock on Green Lake in Spicer. Boaters must follow strict protocol in order to prevent the spread of zebra mussels. (TRIBUNE/File)
Boaters urged to ‘clean, drain and dispose’
November 2, 2014 - 11:02pm
October 10, 2014
Zebra mussels confirmed in all corners of lake
October 10, 2014 - 11:47pm
September 28, 2014
DNR says zebra mussels discovered in metro’s White Bear Lake, Lake Waconia
September 28, 2014 - 11:33pm
August 25, 2014
The DNR is expected to continue searching Green Lake for signs of additional zebra mussels. (Tribune file photo by Carolyn Lange)
Zebra mussel look-out
August 25, 2014 - 11:31pm
August 5, 2014
Kandiyohi Board considers zebra mussel report on Green Lake
August 5, 2014 - 11:36pm
August 4, 2014
Green Lake, shown here on July 22, was designated an infested water body on Monday by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Zebra mussel find in Green Lake leads to infested water designation
August 4, 2014 - 11:16pm
September 18, 2013
Minnesota groups seek new ways to combat zebra mussels
September 18, 2013 - 1:53pm
July 14, 2013
Invasive zebra mussels found in two lakes in Whitefish chain near Brainerd
July 14, 2013 - 7:02am
May 3, 2013
Zebra mussels on construction barges halt work on St. Croix bridge
May 3, 2013 - 9:54am
April 17, 2013
For the last several years, Kandiyohi County officials and area lake associations have been struggling to come up with a local plan to battle invasive species while seeking a comprehensive statewide process and plan from the Legislature. A plan endorsed Tuesday by the country will enable county officials to take greater steps in protecting area lakes from the spread of zebra mussels likes those seen above.
Protecting our lakes: County Board endorses plan to prevent spread of zebra mussels
April 17, 2013 - 7:08am