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Mpls. Locks To Close To Recreational Traffic Friday

The St. Paul district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close three Twin Citiies locks to recreational boats Friday morning at 10 a.m. due to increasing high water flows in the Mississippi River.

06/21/2012

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DNR: Invasive Species Violation Rates Unacceptable

A crackdown on the spread of aquatic invasive species isn’t getting through to enough Minnesota boaters, the Department of Natural Resources said Monday.

06/18/2012

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Police: Thief Used Boat To Steal Gas From Boats

Authorities in Stearns County are seeking the public’s help to solve a series of boat and pontoon thefts.

05/23/2012

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DNR: Prevent Invasive Species From Spreading Or Face Fines

As boating season commences, the DNR wants to remind all “weekend captains” to do their part in preventing our lakes and rivers from being overrun by invasive species of plants and other aquatic life.

05/04/2012

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The Northwest Sportshow

The Northwest Sportshow is making its way to the Minneapolis Convention Center for five days of outdoor fun from March 28 – April 1.

03/24/2012

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1st Tow Boat, Barges Head Up Mississippi River

The shipping navigation season has started a bit earlier than normal as the first tow boat and barges traveled north on the Mississippi River.

03/18/2012

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Vintage Boats, Surf Simulator Shine At MN Boat Show

You can take the weekend to forget about the cold weather and daydream about a nice sunny day on the lake. The 40th Annual Minneapolis Boat Show is underway.

01/20/2012

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Exotic Animals, Tame RVs At Sportsmen’s Show

You can put the freshly cold weather out of your mind by checking out the latest and greatest in outdoor sports gear.

01/13/2012

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Melrose Lands Warrior Boats Plant

Melrose has lured a boat manufacturing plant to the central Minnesota town with an incentives agreement.

09/27/2011

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Zebra Mussels Spread Rapidly In Lake Minnetonka

A study finds zebra mussels are rapidly spreading throughout Lake Minnetonka.

07/06/2011

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Minnesota To Crack Down On Drunken Boating

Minnesota is cracking down on drunken boating.

06/22/2011

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2 Boats Collide In Lake County, Injures 2

Authorities say a fishing boat collided with a houseboat in northern Lake County, injuring two people.

05/31/2011

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Despite $4 A Gallon Gas, Boat Sellers See Rising Sales

The ice is barely off the lakes, fresh snow is on its way, yet spring fever is in the air.

04/19/2011

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