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This file photo shows how zebra mussels can attach to clams. (Contributed photo)

Zebra mussels invade Lake Mary

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The list of lakes infested with zebra mussels continues to grow.

Last week, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Mary, south of Alexandria.


When lake residents reported finding a zebra mussel attached to a rock in the northeast bay, DNR crews searched the area on July 29 and found another adult zebra mussel.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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