Fish Barrier Nears Completion

Last fall the lakes area was jolted awake by reports that Asian carp were found in East Okoboji and Spirit Lake. Both bighead and silver Asian carp were found, with the silver carp carrying the reputation as the “jumping fish”. After several meetings with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Bureau the lakes community … Read more

Munson: Attorney Chris Green argues final case

Written by  KYLE MUNSON’S IOWA, Des Moines Register Des Moines attorney Brent “Chris” Green has eagerly placed his faith and his fate in the hands of an Iowa jury for decades. He implicitly trusts the collective wisdom and common sense of fellow Iowans. “To me, there’s nothing more intelligent than a jury,” Green enthused. “I love … Read more

Asian Carp Threaten MN River

KECY TV – Mankato Giant, flying fish may soon be a potential danger in the Minnesota River. Asian Carp have been present in the Missouri River system for some time, but during the floods in 2011 they made their way to lakes and streams in southwestern Minnesota. To someone who doesn’t know much about fishing, … Read more