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Carver Co. Considers New Way to Keep Aquatic Invasive Species From Spreading

Carver County is considering a creative new approach to keep aquatic invasive species out of its lakes; all 115 of them.

This week, the county board proposed the idea of a single location for all boat inspections. Some call the idea innovative, others say it's inconvenient.

Weekend Box Office: 'Hercules' and 'Lucy'

Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend.

Cone Zone: Lane Closures will Snarl Traffic in South Metro this Weekend

Lane closures in the south metro are bound to snarl traffic this weekend.

Interstate 494 eastbound from Hardman Avenue in South St. Paul to Maxwell Avenue in Newport will be reduced to two lanes from 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday. Expect to find the biggest delays on Saturday.

Precautions Urged for Excessive Heat, Humidity

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Health officials are urging Minnesotans to take precautions in dealing with high temperatures and humidity.
    

No Rain Lets Minnesota Farmers Get Field Work Done

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Minnesota farmers were able to get a lot of field work done last week, thanks to the lack of rain.
    
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, there were 6.2 days suitable for field work in Minnesota for the week ending Sunday. That marks the most days suitable for any week so far this season.
    

Community Mourns Monticello Doctor who Died in Weekend Motorcycle Crash

Dr. Eric Lefebvre - Photo: Website/Monticello Clinic

A community is mourning the loss of a doctor from Monticello who died over the weekend when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a golf cart in Wright County.

The incident happened on County Highway 2 in French Lake Township around 3:40 p.m. on Saturday.

Davanni's 5th Annual Food Drive Benefits Emergency Foodshelf Network

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Davanni’s is kicking off its fifth annual food drive Monday.

The restaurant is teaming up with the Emergency Foodshelf Network to help stock shelves for those in need. The organization says the donations are needed even more during the summer months to help children who are out of school for the summer and don’t have access to a school lunch program.