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Calendar: March 23, 2017
Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Minnesota State says students need more emergency cash aid, food support, child care grants
Freighter's departure kicks off 2017 shipping season in Lake Superior
North Stars' season ends against Granite City
Lane, Ruud, Wynn make all-area team
Vikings RB Murray has surgery on ankle
WATCH: Last-second heave sends No. 1 Champlin Park to 4A boys basketball semis
Whitefish womens league begins May 10
Barbara "Barb" A. Berg
Peter A. Smude
Vernon L. Butson
Henry Michael Kargel
Card games: March 20, 2017
Senior Menus: March 20-24, 2017
Pages from the Past-March 19, 2017
Looking Back - March 18, 2017
Figure skaters find paradise
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
American wines are gaining in popularity
From the Lefthand Corner: Health care assurance, not health care insurance
Vogt's Notes: A conflicted time of life
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
letters to the editor
Births-March 12, 2017
December 15, 2016
DNR finds zebra mussels in Leech Lake
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in their larval stage in two locations in Leech Lake in Cass County. The DNR has found no adult zebra mussels in the lake, but the locations and numbers of zebra mussel larvae, called veligers, indicate a reproducing...
December 15, 2016 - 8:53pm
October 28, 2016
Zebra mussels now confirmed in Crow Wing County's Kimble Lake
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Kimble Lake in Crow Wing County. As with a recent confirmation at...
October 28, 2016 - 11:15am
October 19, 2016
Zebra mussels confirmed in Lower Cullen Lake, Lake Hubert
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Lower Cullen Lake and nearby Lake Hubert in Nisswa. A resort owner contacted the DNR after finding several zebra mussels on a boat moored at the resort on Lower Cullen Lake. DNR invasive species staff found...
October 19, 2016 - 12:58pm
August 10, 2016
AIS take over Minnesota lakes
Talk of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) has been around for years, but what are they actually doing to area lakes?
August 10, 2016 - 2:48pm
July 19, 2016
Crow Wing County: Ruth Lake residents ask to pay higher taxes to fight AIS
Some residents on Ruth Lake in Emily are asking to pay higher taxes. The Crow Wing County Board received a petition Tuesday, July 12, from the...
July 19, 2016 - 5:44pm
October 14, 2015
Emily: Council reacts to discovery of more zebra mussels
The Emily City Council discussed the discovery of more zebra mussels in Ruth Lake during the Sept. 8 meeting, according to unapproved draft meeting minutes. The mussels were discovered near a location where mussels were previously found in the same lake. Council member Jan Mosman...
October 14, 2015 - 11:01pm
October 9, 2015
More zebra mussels found in lakes, but DNR says fight still manageable
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Lake John in Wright County and Bryant Lake in Eden Prairie. A citizen involved in a monitoring program reported a single zebra mussel in late September in Lake John, but subsequent...
October 9, 2015 - 9:53pm
Water warfare: Treatment begins for Ruth Lake
EMILY - A pilot project using copper treatment to eradicate zebra mussels from Ruth Lake in Emily began Tuesday, the fifth such treatment project...
October 9, 2015 - 9:13pm
September 11, 2015
More Crow Wing County lakes free of zebra mussels
Crow Wing County has released additional test results confirming another seven area lakes remain free from zebra mussels. Lab analysis revealed that no microscopic zebra mussel offspring, known as "veligers," were detected in Roosevelt, Serpent, Lougee, Borden, Clark, Little Hubert...
September 11, 2015 - 6:30pm
August 14, 2015
30 lakes confirmed zebra mussel free
Crow Wing County Land Services has released test results confirming 30 area lakes remain free from zebra mussels. Partnering with local lake...
August 14, 2015 - 11:02am
July 24, 2015
Zebra mussels confirmed in area lakes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will list three water bodies as infested with zebra mussels: Clearwater Lake in Wright and Stearns counties, Ruth Lake in Crow Wing County, and the Red River bordering northwest Minnesota. Zebra mussels likely found their way into...
July 24, 2015 - 11:22am
June 19, 2015
Crow Wing County releases aquatic invasive species report
Crow Wing County Land Services has released a report showing boaters are doing their part to help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) in area lakes. In May, data was collected from 2,873 boaters as part of the Minnesota DNR watercraft inspection program and revealed...
June 19, 2015 - 10:19am
October 1, 2014
Help protect Pelican Lake from zebra mussels
The Pelican Lakes Association has been working with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to identify when and where zebra mussels are found in the lake. As you prepare for winter, help the association locate where zebra mussels are found. Visually inspect your dock, boat lift,...
October 1, 2014 - 11:11am
July 30, 2014
Boaters on local lakes still violating AIS laws
Aquatic invasive species (AIS) violations have remained steady during the 2014 boating season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural...
July 30, 2014 - 10:24am
June 11, 2014
WAPOA hears from zebra mussels expert, water issues lobbyist
The transparency of the Whitefish Chain is dropping by one inch per year, members of the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) learned at their annual meeting Saturday, June 7, at Ideal Town Hall. John Forney, trustee for the Land & Waters Preservation Trust, noted...
June 11, 2014 - 2:15pm