The Obama administration will spend $51.5 million this year to shield the Great Lakes from greedy Asian carp, including first-time water sampling to determine whether the destructive fish have established a foothold in the lakes, officials said Thursday.
Researchers at the Minnesota Department of Health found that one in 10 babies along the state’s North Shore had high levels of mercury.
An environmental group is warning Minnesotans to beware of mercury emissions in the fish they eat.
They’re what Minnesota fishermen want to catch, so seeing hundreds of dead Northerns and Walleyes isn’t sitting well with many.
In the land of 10,000 Lakes, Minnesotans love to eat fish, but the success and popularity of some fish have led to serious concerns about the future of those varieties. After all, there literally are only so many fish in the sea.
A newly released report says mercury levels in the Great Lakes region generally have dropped over the past four decades, although concentrations in some fish and bird species have increased more recently.
Just off a Dakota County road, in a gravel parking lot, Hastings High School biology teacher Joe Beatty is holding a class.
Something fishy is going on as preparations gear up for Thursday’s opening of the 2011 Minnesota State Fair.
From Asian carp to Powerball tax windfalls, we’re hitting “Reply All” to some of WCCO-TV viewers’ Good Questions.
The rain that came down across Minnesota Saturday might not have been ideal for most, but anglers were happy about it.
There is something that nearly every angler who’s heading out to the fishing opener will dream about: the state record walleye.
A northern Minnesota bait dealer is off the hook after the state Court of Appeals ruled that a minnow is not a fish.
Road salt is a major tool for removing snow from roads, but it’s also a threat to lakes.
Spring may not have made a commitment to Minnesota just yet, but regardless of the weather, it’s that time of year again: Lent.
State officials say tests show no Asian carp DNA has been found in Michigan waters.
The University of Minnesota was the site Thursday for a national conference on Asian carp.
Mischke’s on the lookout for psychology students. And one caller chimes back in to tell his story about an upcoming trip to a foreign land and how the banking institution broke him. He was one […]
A little story of what not to do in the Boundary Waters, a new twist on old school food in NE Minneapolis plus, it’s time to man up and throw a whole fish on the […]