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Aerial Lift Bridge and the Minnesota Slip Bridge (Blue Bridge) Secured During Fourth Fireworks

Many families will be out enjoying fourth of July festivities on Saturday.  For some, the securing of the Aerial Lift Bridge and the Minnesota Slip Bridge (also known as the blue foot bridge) will be a good thing, but for boaters, this is valuable information to know.

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If You’re Boating Over the Weekend, Remember to Follow Aquatic Invasive Species Laws

With the annual start of the boating season Memorial Day weekend, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding everyone to follow the law and protect their waters from aquatic invasive species.

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Boating Safety App Released By Coast Guard [VIDEO]

With a holiday weekend upon us and fishing season in full swing, the lakes will be swarming with boats across the Northland.  What a perfect time for the Coast Guard to release a handy new boating safety app.

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Trailer Wiring & Lights, The Most Frustrating Thing Known To Man

I swear, the most frustrating thing a person can ever encounter is trailer lights.  This weekend for fishing opener I pulled my boat out, all ready to go.  I had the bearings packed on the trailer, fuel tank full, battery charged, what else could I be forgetting?  I hooked the truck up to the boat, plugged in the wires, did my normal check, and nothing.  ARGH!

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MN DNR via YouTube
MN DNR via YouTube
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New Law Requires Minnesota Boat Owners to Take Invasive Species Test Before July 1st

The Minnesota DNR has been working hard in recent years to stop the spread of invasive species in our great lakes.  A new law was passed in 2011, and will finally take effect on July 1st for anyone even transporting a boat through Minnesota. 

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TSM - Nick Cooper
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Sailboat Gets Tangled Up With Aerial Lift Bridge [VIDEO]

Over the weekend, Dave Anderson from the Northland's News Center did a story on sail boat safety, and reported on a mishap that took place just a couple of weeks ago.

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Zebra Mussel from Lake Melissa - Photo from the Minnesota DNR
Zebra Mussel from Lake Melissa - Photo from the Minnesota DNR
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Zebra Mussels Confirmed in Lake Melissa Near Detroit Lakes

I know a lot of people travel all over to camp, fish and enjoy the outdoors.  Of course, there are pests to be aware of and if you're heading towards the Detroit Lakes area in Minnesota, then this will of special interest to you.

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Zebra Mussels found in Crooked Lake - Photo Courtesy of the Minnesota Department Of Natural Resources
Zebra Mussels found in Crooked Lake - Photo Courtesy of the Minnesota Department Of Natural Resources
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Crooked Lake Designated As Infested With Zebra Mussels

As more and more people hit the water for fishing and recreation, it's also that time of year to be aware of where zebra mussels are and how to prevent spreading them.

An aluminum can encrusted with zebra mussels found at Crooked Lake in Lake County has resulted in the lake being designated as infested, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Crooked Lake is located near the town of Finland. 

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From a report at NNCNow.com
From a report at NNCNow.com
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It’s National Safe Boating Week And While Spreading The Word, A World Record Attempt Was Made [VIDEO]

It's that time of the year where we all get set to hit the water for fishing and recreation, so it's a perfect time for National Safe Boating Week.  This weekend, the U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers was helping spread the message of the "Ready, Set, Wear It!" campaign, reminding everyone of the importance of wearing life jackets.

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Nick Stoltman/ Townsquare Media
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Today Is “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day” For Boating Safety

Yep, that's right.  Today is "Wear Your Life Jacket To Work Day."  It kicks off the National Safe Boating Week that Starts tomorrow.

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Beware of the Hidden Danger of Boating: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning [VIDEO]

When you think of boating safety, it usually involves wearing a life jacket and operating the boat responsibly.   However as Kare 11 reports, there's a hidden danger that you've probably never even thought about.

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Prevent A Breakdown With Your Boat Trailer, Check Your Wheel Bearings [VIDEO]

Ever wonder why sometimes you see a boat on a trailer on the side of the highway with no truck to be found?  Probably because the wheel bearing failed and it either lost a week or it has a wheel bent on the side.   It's a common mistake that many boaters make - not checking their wheel bearings.

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