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Walleye Season Closes Early 10pm Tonight on Mille Lacs Lake

Due to 30-year record lows in population, the walleye season is closing early tonight at 10 pm to ensure a healthy population next year and in years to come. Gov. Dayton may call a special session yet to address financial aid to businesses impacted by this decision. Tourism and fishing are key business to the […]

Lake Ice Outs 2014

DNR and U of M have released lake ice out dates for 2014. Latest looks like it was May 12. See report HERE

Your Turn to Defend the Lakes of MN

Our waters are beautiful—but they’re in trouble. Many lakes are threatened by pollution and overdevelopment. In fact, about 40 percent of tested waterways statewide are classified as impaired. A few years ago, in its response to a lawsuit brought by polluters, the U.S. Supreme Court opened a loophole in the Clean Water Act that threatens […]

Farm Runoff Poses a Threat to Lake Pepin

Over the years, farmers have thoroughly re-directed water flows to keep their fields dry. As a result, water now rushes out of ditches and into rivers too fast, eventually winding up in the Minnesota, the Mississippi, and Lake Pepin. Story here