Zebra mussels found in Minnesota River

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Brian Lambert CC/Flickr/NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research LaboratoryZebra musselsThey’re herrrrreeee. A Mankato Free Press story says, “Zebra mussels have been found in the Minnesota River, and if they’re not yet in the rivers around Mankato, they soon will be. The Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday it has confirmed zebra mussels in a western stretch of the Minnesota River and has found some larvae as far down as New Ulm. Because there is no barrier, the invasive mussels will make their way down the 335-mile river and its confluence with the Mississippi River in the Twin Cities.”Jason Lewis = not happy. Says the AP, “Minnesota Rep. Jason Lewis is taking issue with protesters who showed up outside of his home....

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