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2-Mile Net Used To Search For Asian Carp In St. Croix River

Commercial fishermen along the St. Croix River are having the same luck as the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in finding an Asian Carp. After a five-day search, the DNR came up empty-handed.


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Study Probes Climate Change In Great Lakes Cities

A new University of Michigan project will help city leaders in the Great Lakes region plan for dealing with climate change.


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Researchers Test System To Kill Invasive Species

Researchers have conducted a large-scale test of a new system to kill invasive species hiding in the ballast water of Great Lakes freighters and expect to get test results back next month.


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DNR: No Asian Carp Found In St. Croix River

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says no Asian carp were captured during a five-day search of the St. Croix River. But efforts to find the invasive fish will continue this week.


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Good Question: ‘Reply All’ To Your Good Questions

From Asian carp to Powerball tax windfalls, we’re hitting “Reply All” to some of WCCO-TV viewers’ Good Questions.



DNR Crews Search For Threat Of Asian Carp

On a beautiful sun-splashed stretch of the St. Croix River, the search is on for an ugly and dangerous invader. Somewhat like looking for a needle in a haystack, finding evidence of Asian carp isn’t easy.


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DNR Finds Evidence Of Asian Carp In St. Croix River

Authorities have found evidence that invasive Asian carp are in the St. Croix River as far upstream as the dam at St. Croix Falls, Wis.


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Officials Plan Monitoring To Keep Carp From Lakes

Federal and state officials are beginning a series of projects to pinpoint how close Asian carp are to the Great Lakes and reduce their numbers in Chicago-area waterways near Lake Michigan.


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Dam Funding Cut Could Allow Spread Of Asian Carp

A Minnesota House committee has eliminated funding to rebuild a dam that officials say is the best option for stopping the spread of invasive Asian carp into many of the state’s northern lakes.


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Funding Cut For Asian Carp Barrier At Coon Rapids Dam

It’s a move wildlife officials said will allow for the spread of invasive Asian Carp.


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Wis. Bistro Serving Up Carp Du Jour

Just last week a big head carp, a type of the Asian carp, was fished out of the St. Croix River. But there is one idea for keeping the carp population under control.


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27-Pound Bighead Carp Caught In St. Croix River

A commercial fisherman caught a 27-pound bighead carp in the St. Croix River, prompting the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to get an action plan together to stop the spread.


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Army Corps: More Voltage Needed For Asian Carp Barrier

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it might need to increase the voltage on the electric barrier built to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.


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Fee Increases Proposed To Fight Invasive Species

Gov. Mark Dayton has unveiled legislation to slow the spread of aquatic species in Minnesota lakes and rivers.


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DNR Bill Takes Aim At Invasive Species In Minn.

Gov. Mark Dayton and the state’s natural resources commissioner are unveiling legislation aimed at preventing the spread of invasive species in Minnesota.