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Senator vows to deal with mussels

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State Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen was in Alexandria Friday for an environmental issues meeting and it was aquatic invasive species - specifically zebra mussels - that took center stage.


Ingebrigtsen assured local members of the Minnesota Environmental Partnership that dealing with aquatic invasive species is one of his priorities, and, he said, he intends to direct legislation on the issue.

"It's a serious issue that can't wait until another session," he said.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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