Zebra mussels have been discovered in another Stearns County lake. The DNR says a service shop discovered five zebra mussels on a pontoon that had been pulled from Lake Sylvia near Melrose and notified the DNR.
Another central Minnesota lake is infested with zebra mussels. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a property owner found a zebra mussel attached to a native mussel in Lake Stella in Meeker County.
Zebra mussels have been found in two more central Minnesota lakes. The DNR says the invasive species have been confirmed in Clearwater Lake in Wright and Stearns Counties, and in Ruth Lake in Crow Wing County.
A Morrison County lake will be designated as infested waters after zebra mussels were discovered last week. Fish Trap Lake is the first lake in Morrison County to be confirmed to have the invasive species.