I have read with interest the articles in the Globe on Lake Ocheda and also the one by Scott Rall on his having misgivings about spending more of the legacy amendment money on trying to curb invasive species in our lakes and waterways.
With the support of Ducks Unlimited, the Minnesota Outdoor Heritage Alliance, the Minnesota Conservation Federation and — most important— key Republicans in the Legislature, you’d think a hunting- and fishing-license fee increase would be a no-brainer.
Vehicle breaks through Lake Okabena; no one injured
WORTHINGTON — Reports of a truck going through the ice and sinking up to its front bumper in Lake Okabena Thursday night serve as a good reminder that the condition of the ice on area lakes isn’t safe — especially this year.
ROUND LAKE — The news of a cougar shot Sunday in Jackson County has caught the attention of the entire state, it seems. According to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Predatory Biologist Dan Stark, the fatal shooting of a 125 pound male cougar by a citizen was a remarkably rare event, possibly the first time in recent years a protected animal has been shot and then reported to the DNR.
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