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February 20, 2015
Driver fined for hauling zebra mussels
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued a civil citation and a $500 fine to a construction company truck driver for transporting zebra mussels. In mid-December, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and contract inspectors found dead zebra mussels on a...
February 20, 2015 - 5:45am
September 12, 2014
Zebra mussels found in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE -- Zebra mussels have been found and confirmed in Cass Lake, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. A citizen discovered the zebra mussels earlier this week while collecting shells on the beach on the southeast corner of Cedar Island, according to...
September 12, 2014 - 1:08pm
August 7, 2014
Zebra mussels found in two central Minnesota lakes
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Two central Minnesota lakes have been designated as infested with zebra mussels, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported. Adult zebra mussels were found in Gilbert and North Long lakes near Brainerd in Crow Wing County. The initial discovery...
August 7, 2014 - 10:13pm
July 23, 2014
Mussels on Green Lake?
A report than an adult zebra mussel was found on a dock post on the southeast side of Green Lake, near Spicer, is being investigated by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The “rapid response” investigation Tuesday included an extensive search of private docks and...
July 23, 2014 - 11:00am
July 11, 2014
Stopping spread of AIS
With the news last week that zebra mussels have invaded two Becker County lakes (Melissa and Pickerel) a decision on what to do with the $150,000 the state has allocated to Becker County for aquatic invasive species prevention has acquired new sense of urgency. Thus, it came as...
July 11, 2014 - 3:24pm
July 9, 2014
Tram will stay closed
In a split vote, the Becker County Commissioners voted Tuesday to keep the Dunton Locks tram between Muskrat Lake and Lake Sallie closed indefinitely. Last week, county staff closed the tram after the DNR confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Melissa, which is at the...
July 9, 2014 - 1:54pm
July 3, 2014
Lakes country reacts, adapts to growing zebra mussel threat
With zebra mussels discovered in Lake Melissa just south of here last week, officials say boat inspections across lakes country will be stepped...
July 3, 2014 - 9:17pm
July 2, 2014
Zebra mussel found in Pickerel Lake
A zebra mussel has been found in Pickerel Lake near Cotton Lake in central Becker County, and the DNR plans to declare the lake infested on Thursday. Gary Thompson, owner of Tri-State Diving, said he found a solitary zebra mussel last week just off the public boat access on Pickerel...
July 2, 2014 - 4:27pm
County gears up for AIS work plan
Lake Melissa was declared infested with zebra mussels last week, and that puts Becker County behind the 8-ball on invasive aquatic species. The...
July 2, 2014 - 1:00pm
Five years in, Pelican Lake is doing OK
Pelican Lake has had zebra mussels for five years now, and a resident there had this to say about the recent discovery of zebra mussels in Lake...
July 2, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 27, 2014
Zebra mussels found in Lake Melissa
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Zebra mussels have been discovered in Lake Melissa near Detroit Lakes, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
June 27, 2014 - 11:20am
May 29, 2014
Northeastern Minnesota lake declared infested with zebra mussels
FINLAND, Minn. -- An aluminum can encrusted with zebra mussels was found recently at Crooked Lake in Lake County, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, indicating the foreign invader has apparently moved into another northeastern Minnesota lake. The discovery...
May 29, 2014 - 6:30am
August 3, 2013
Zebra mussels found in Lake Mary near Alexandria
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Mary in Douglas County near Alexandria. After lake residents reported finding a zebra mussel attached to a rock in the northeast bay, DNR crews searched the area July 29 and...
August 3, 2013 - 4:00pm
July 24, 2013
Bio-weapon against zebra mussels to get another test
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Another trial of a biological weapon against an invasive species threatening Minnesota’s lakes is planned near Alexandria...
July 24, 2013 - 8:53am
July 21, 2013
It’s official: Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Lida
It’s now official: according to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the presence of zebra mussels in North Lida Lake has been confirmed. Late last week, DNR crews searched the lake near Pelican Rapids and discovered two zebra mussels about a half-mile...
July 21, 2013 - 3:30pm