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Cruz awaits sentencing for second-degree attempted murder
Willmar businessman faces more criminal sexual conduct charges
Renville County asked to partner in promoting buffers in ditches eyed for re-determination process
Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota asks Kandiyohi County board to reconsider tax abatement
NHL: Wild beat Ottawa in shootout
Winter storm postpones 7 area postseason basketball games
Tom Powers: Guardado’s life was good, but Twins needed him
Girls Basketball: NLS spreading the wealth
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
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'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Donna M. Vigil
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Donna M. Vigil
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Editorial: It is time to fund Homeland Security
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
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