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August 21, 2017
Starry Stonewort has been confirmed in Lake Minnewaska, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported on Monday.
Starry stonewort spreads to Lake Minnewaska
August 21, 2017 - 2:44pm
June 16, 2017
Tom Cherveny | Tribune
Kevin Farnum needed only to toss a rake head into Koronis Lake at the Highway 55 access Tuesday, June13, to pull a mass of starry stonewort from the waters.play button
Taking on starry stonewort: Efforts to manage it on Lake Koronis show some success
June 16, 2017 - 11:11pm
May 27, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Matt Glup, left, takes instruction from Mike Smith, an aquatic invasive species trainer with the state Department of Natural Resources, during decontamination training May 23 at the Kandiyohi County rescue squad garage.
Kandiyohi County ready for another summer of protecting lakes
May 27, 2017 - 7:36am
May 6, 2017
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There's more than meets the eye when it comes to preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species. Christine Hokkala-Kuhns, AIS specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, recently led a training session for 28 volunteers from local fishing clubs to show how to inspect boats for the unwanted hitchhikers.
Anglers taking the fight to AIS in west central Minnesota
May 6, 2017 - 5:25am
March 11, 2017
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
March 11, 2017 - 9:05am
February 16, 2017
A zebra mussel is on the list of aquatic invasive species that is the focus of an effort to keep them out of lakes and rivers in the region. Forum News Service file photo.
Minnesota lake businesses must take aquatic invasive species training
February 16, 2017 - 4:45pm
January 30, 2017
Kandiyohi County offers grants for AIS projects
January 30, 2017 - 8:45am
January 18, 2017
Roger Sweep pulls the plug on his boat after fishing on Lake Florida, north of Willmar, in this 2015 file photo. Draining water from boats is one of the basic rules to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. A Kandiyohi County-sponsored decontamination site for boat owners after leaving a lake will continue this year in Kandiyohi County's ongoing battle to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species.  (Tribune file photo by Carolyn Lange)
Kandiyohi County OKs contract for AIS decontamination site
January 18, 2017 - 10:55am
December 27, 2016
Zebra mussels are shown in a Tribune file photo.
Public awareness, beefed-up inspection will be key in county's battle against aquatic invasive species
December 27, 2016 - 6:39am
November 12, 2016
Stan Worm letter: The threat of starry stonewort
November 12, 2016 - 9:50am
September 22, 2016
Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lac qui Parle Lake, putting them in the waters of a popular destination for anglers and hunters from throughout much of the state as well as the Minnesota River system.
Zebra mussels confirmed in Lac qui Parle Lake
September 22, 2016 - 1:44pm
August 12, 2016
Zebra mussels cover a rock pulled from Green Lake. It’s too early to know how the zebra mussel infestation of Lake Florida will impact the lake. (File)
Kandiyohi County, DNR ramping up aquatic invasive species fight
August 12, 2016 - 10:06pm
August 10, 2016
Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR
 
A photo of the starry stonewort found in Turtle Lake shows the flower-like bulbils that identify the plant.
Starry stonewort infestation confirmed in second Minnesota lake
August 10, 2016 - 1:09pm
August 5, 2016
Carolyn Lange / Tribune file photo

In this 2015 file photo, Roger Sweep pulls the plug on his boat after fishing on Lake Florida. Draining water from boats is one of the basic rules to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species such as zebra mussels. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources notified the Lake Florida Improvement Association on Thursday that zebra mussels have been confirmed in the lake.
Zebra mussels infest Lake Florida
August 5, 2016 - 7:34pm
July 25, 2016
Lake Osakis latest Minnesota lake to be hit with zebra mussels
July 25, 2016 - 9:41pm
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