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Extended stay expands
Willmar City Council tables downtown business sidewalk use, Chester Contracting Inc., willmar civic center, Eric’s Aviation, airport,
State Patrol investigates fatal accident south of Olivia
Cargill plans expansion at Madison grain elevator
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Prep volleyball roundup: Minneota blanks BBE
Adrian Peterson’s lawyer insists new child-abuse allegation ‘simply not true’
Girls tennis roundup: Willmar downs Tigers
Powers: Peterson case shows lack of leadership in the NFL
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
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Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
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Letter: Spend political dollars locally
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
May 22, 2010
Local fight to stop Zebra mussels on public access TV
SPICER -- Citizens in Kandiyohi County can play a role in protecting locals waters from infestation by zebra mussels. Dick Sternberg, a retired fisheries biologist and popular author on all topics fishing, outlined the threat posed by zebra mussels and what we can do to keep them...
May 22, 2010 - 12:00am
April 10, 2010
Speaker to propose Zebra mussel prevention strategy
SPICER -- If we're serious about keeping zebra mussels out of the waters of Kandiyohi County, we need to develop power washing decontamination stations for watercraft coming from infested waters, according to Dick Sternberg, a retired fisheries biologist and popular author on all...
April 10, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
County is urged to take action to prevent invasion of zebra mussels
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Commissioners were asked Tuesday to seek special legislation to become a pilot site for monitoring boat accesses...
news / local
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
February 20, 2010
County wants higher fines to prevent spread of zebra mussels
WILLMAR -- With the threat of zebra mussels invading Kandiyohi County getting closer each season, the County Board of Commissioners said tougher state action is needed to prevent people from spreading the invasive species. "It is a big concern, or it should be a big concern, for...
news / local
February 20, 2010 - 12:00am
February 6, 2010
Invasive species too close
WILLMAR -- Last year's discovery that zebra mussels have infested waters only an hour's drive away has become a rallying call in Kandiyohi County. An...
February 6, 2010 - 12:00am
January 23, 2010
Invasive aquatic species is topic for open house
WILLMAR -- Zebra mussel infestations are less than an hour's drive away, putting Kandiyohi County lakes at risk, warns the Green Lakes Property Owners' Association. It is one of many local groups urging everyone with a concern for protecting the county's lakes to attend an open house...
outdoors / region
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am
September 21, 2009
Zebra mussels have been found in Pelican Lake in Otter Tail County
Zebra mussels have been found in Pelican Lake, bringing new regulations to bear on those who use the lake, and raising concerns of mussel infestation...
news / state / outdoors
September 21, 2009 - 11:38am
July 30, 2009
Zebra mussel alert issued for whole chain in Alexandria area - seven lakes tagged as infested
Since the end of June, zebra mussels have only been found in one lake on Alexandria's chain of lakes - Lake L'Homme Dieu. When the discovery was made, the lake was immediately added to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources infested waters list. Since that time, zebra mussels...
news / state
July 30, 2009 - 3:08pm
July 10, 2009
More zebra mussels found in Lake L'Homme Dieu in Alexandria area
Reports of people finding zebra mussels in Lake L'Homme Dieu continue to stream in. When Minnesota Department of Natural Resources surveyed the lake on June 26 after confirming that one zebra mussel had been found, it was like "looking for a needle in several hay stacks," said Luke...
news / region / outdoors
July 10, 2009 - 10:05am
July 3, 2009
Zebra mussels found on Pike Lake
DULUTH -- A local resident found four zebra mussels while snorkeling in Pike Lake near Duluth last week, and both Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Minnesota Sea Grant biologists have now confirmed the discovery.
July 3, 2009 - 12:00am