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Army Corps: 2 Asian Carp DNA Hits Near Lake Michigan

Two more water samples from near the Great Lakes have been found to contain genetic material from invasive Asian carp. Federal say the samples were taken from Chicago's Lake Calumet, where the Army Corps of Engineers reported seven other positive DNA hits earlier this week.

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Pharmacist Sherwood Peterson
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‘Tis The Season For Ticks, Sunscreen, And More

Last year was a record year for tick-borne disease in Minnesota. Find out what local counties are highest on the State list, why "slip, slop, and slap" is the way to go if you're going to be out in the sun, and what one nutritional supplement can lower your chances of heart disease.

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Lake Kabatogama
Lake Kabatogama (Creative Commons via Flickr user BierDoctor)
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Minnesota’s National Park Is Calling

Yes, we have the Boundary Waters, but Voyageur's National Park and Kabetogema Lake is one of those places you need to put in the "to do" list asap, so you can begin a family tradition. Opportunities abound in this wilderness destination that are second to none. I'm certainly not saying anything bad about the BWCWA, but there is a reason this area became a National Park.

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Jerry Carlson
Jerry Carlson
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Where Are The Walleyes?

Jerry Carlson tells us where to look in the river, where to look online so we can find the right lakes, and he also explains how Minnesota's "Land and Legacy" amendment may get manipulated to benefit the 7-county metro area and leave us in the outstate out in the cold.

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Bob Hughes
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Cool Clear (and Clean) Water

The State's 10 largest walleye lakes test clean for PFC's in fish - New mercury data will be included in updated fish consumption guidelines in June, so says the Minnesota Department of Health.

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Lame Duck Returns To Pelican Lake For Fourth Year

A couple from St. Anna looks forward to the return of a special duck and her mate each spring at their lakeside home.

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Bob caught a fish!
Bob caught a fish!
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The Countdown Has Begun to the Great Minnesota Fishing Opener

The 2011 Minnesota Fishing Opener is only 2 weeks away! Here's a list of great tips from Outdoors Editor Jerry Carlson to help you get ready.

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Spring Gardening Looming On The Horizon – Tips From WJON

Spring has officially arrived - at least according to the calendar - and there are numerous ways to make your garden thrive in our constantly shifting climate.

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Photo Courtesy of Steven Sohlstrom from FlightFlash.com.  An arial view of the Mississppi River, below the St. Cloud Dam taken on Tuesday, March 15th.
Photo Courtesy of Steven Sohlstrom from FlightFlash.com. An arial view of the Mississppi River, below the St. Cloud Dam taken on Tuesday, March 15th.
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Bill Would Scrap Plan To Protect Mississippi River

A plan two years in the making to protect the 72-mile portion of the Mississippi River that runs through the Twin Cities could be scrapped if a legislative proposal is green-lighted.

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Fire In Minnesota’s Soudan Mine; No Injuries

State officials say a fire is burning at Soudan Underground Mine State Park near Tower. The Department of Natural Resources says no one has been hurt in the fire, which broke out Thursday evening with no one inside the mine.

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