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Zebra Mussels Confirmed In 2 Metro Lakes

Zebra mussels have infested two Twin Cities lakes, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

09/26/2014

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Minnesota Vineyards Hit Hard By ‘Polar Vortex’

Isaac and Terri Savaryn looks at his losses while surveying row upon row of his Marquette variety of grapes, growing on a hillside overlooking Lake Waconia. Despite most of the vines appearing lush and green, they hold half the grape clusters that would be growing in a normal year.

07/11/2014

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FAA Grounds Wis. Brewery’s Proposed Drone Delivery

Earlier this week, WCCO reported on a Wisconsin craft brewery’s plans to deliver its beer by drone. The Federal Aviation Administration has gotten word of the plan, and they’re grounding it.

01/31/2014

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Wis. Brewery Testing Out Beer Drones

Is it a viral ad or is it the next big thing in brewski? Last month, Amazon announced it was testing out drones to deliver packages. Now a Wisconsin brewery is apparently trying out the idea for itself.

01/28/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Vintage Snowmobiles

At certain times of the year, you will see groups of hot rods cruising down the boulevard. But a lot of Minnesotans enjoy a different type of vintage vehicle.

01/15/2013

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‘That’s Why It’s Called Fishing And Not Catching’

Saturday’s great weather on Lake Waconia ended up creating not-so-great fishing conditions for the hundreds of anglers who took to the water. “One day they’re there, one day they’re not,” said Jim Kasheimer, a recreational fisherman from Watertown.

05/12/2012

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Good Weather, Bad Fishing For Gov. Mark Dayton

The old saying goes, “A bad day of fishing is better than a good day of work.” But for Gov. Mark Dayton, his day of fishing wasn’t quite as successful as his days at the state capitol earlier this week.

05/12/2012

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Waconia Set For Governor’s Fishing Opener

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to attend Friday’s community picnic in Waconia, then fish Lake Waconia at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, and fish again later Saturday morning.

05/10/2012

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Netting Lake Waconia For Walleye

When your job is keeping tabs on the state’s walleye population you go to work when the walleye do. And an early ice out for most Minnesota lakes means the fish are laying eggs a full month ahead of normal.

03/28/2012

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Officials Look To Control Cormorant Numbers On MN Lake

Republican Rep. John Kline and Dem. Collin Peterson are supporting a measure to better control cormorants on Lake Waconia, one of the best fishing lakes in the metro area.

10/05/2011

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