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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Sleeping Fish, Pounds & Popcorn

We begin with Jacob, from Rockville, who asked a simple but wise question: Do fish sleep?

09/14/2012

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Bite Of Minnesota: Sitka Salmon Shares

Sharing a harvest certainly isn’t a new concept, but it’s something that has become a bit more mainstream in recent years. Consumers want more of a connection with their food and the best way to […]

07/24/2012

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Heat Wave Takes A Toll On Upper Midwest Fish

This summer’s heat wave is taking its toll on fish in the Upper Midwest, where high water temperatures and low oxygen levels have combined to kill thousands of fish in Minnesota, the Dakotas and Wisconsin.

07/12/2012

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Gone Fishin': Minnesotans Hitting The Lake On Father’s Day

It looks like a lot more Minnesotans have gone fishing this year compared to years past. In fact, the DNR says more than half a million fishing licenses have been sold this season. WCCO-TV went to a popular bait shop near Medicine Lake to figure out why sales are booming.

06/17/2012

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Man Charged With Selling Live Asian Carp In Mich.

Michigan authorities have charged a man with 12 counts of selling live Asian carp in violation of a state law meant to prevent the spread of invasive species.

06/05/2012

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Finding Minnesota: Coastal Seafoods

This week in Finding Minnesota, we went to the international fish market that Minnesota restaurants have turned to for 31 years.

05/13/2012

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Wander Minnesota: Loaves & Fishes

Spring may not have made a commitment to Minnesota just yet, but regardless of the weather, it’s that time of year again: Lent.

02/29/2012

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Feds Spend $50 Million On Carp Fight

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.

02/23/2012

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Study: High Mercury Levels In North Shore Babies

Researchers at the Minnesota Department of Health found that one in 10 babies along the state’s North Shore had high levels of mercury.

02/03/2012

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MN Group Warns Of Dangers Of Mercury In Fish

An environmental group is warning Minnesotans to beware of mercury emissions in the fish they eat.

12/08/2011

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Large Fish Kill Discovered Near Leech Lake

They’re what Minnesota fishermen want to catch, so seeing hundreds of dead Northerns and Walleyes isn’t sitting well with many.

12/02/2011

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Good Question: What Fish Should We Not Be Eating?

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.

10/13/2011

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Report: Mercury Levels Mostly Down In Great Lakes

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.

10/11/2011

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Students, DNR ‘Electrofish’ The Vermillion

Just off a Dakota County road, in a gravel parking lot, Hastings High School biology teacher Joe Beatty is holding a class.

09/16/2011

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Popular DNR Fish Pond At State Fair To Be Stocked

Something fishy is going on as preparations gear up for Thursday’s opening of the 2011 Minnesota State Fair.

08/24/2011

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