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June 1, 2018

Lawmakers fail to resolve dispute over muskie stocking

NISSWA, Minn. — Lawmakers left St. Paul without resolving a long-running dispute over the stocking of Minnesota lakes with muskies. Opponents of introducing the ferocious predator fish to more lakes weren’t able to pass legislation this session to limit the practice. So anti-stocking legislation is expected to return next year. Muskies, or muskellunge, are native

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Tribal officials investigate gillnet abandoned on Mille Lacs

ONAMIA, Minn. — Tribal authorities are investigating an abandoned gillnet found on Lake Mille Lacs that contained 67 dead walleyes. Last week’s find has revived the controversy over tribal fishing on Mille Lacs, where the walleye population has been on a long-term decline. Mille Lacs is co-managed between the state and eight Ojibwe bands that

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Dayton vetoes revised bill on wild rice water standards, announces task force to make recommendations on protection, restoration

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a bill Wednesday that he said would have unlawfully undermined Minnesota’s ability to enforce its water quality standard for protecting wild rice. Dayton, who vetoed a similar bill earlier, said in a letter to House Speaker Kurt Daudt that the revised version represented “some progress,” but not

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