Day: October 5, 2020

Emerald Ash Borer discovered in two counties

Emerald Ash Borer discovered in two counties

Emerald Ash Borer has been confirmed in two more Minnesota counties this weekend. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) found larvae of the invasive species in the Southwest counties of Carver and Sibley. Emerald Ash Borer has been a common occurrence recently with 25 of 87 counties having the invasive species. The larvae were spotted and confirmed in Carver and […]

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Zebra mussels found in Lake Minnie-Belle

Zebra mussels found in Lake Minnie-Belle

The Minnesota DNR (Department of Natural Resources) has confirmed the presence of invasive zebra mussels in Lake Minnie-Belle in Litchfield. The DNR reported finding zebra mussels on a private dock and a boat lift on the Meeker County lake after someone reported a possible sighting. Zebra mussels are damaging because they compete negatively with native species, can injure swimmers, negatively […]

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Nonprofit manager sentenced for fraud scheme

Nonprofit manager sentenced for fraud scheme

A Brooklyn Park resident and former Twin Cities nonprofit manager has been sentenced to prison for fraud and false statements. Clarissa Lynn Combs, 49, was sentenced to 71 months in prison after conspiring to commit both wire fraud and making a false statement. She originally plead guilty back in December of 2019 and was sentenced today in front of US […]

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Deadly police chase

Minneapolis, Mn- Three people are dead after a police chase. The vehicle was spotted by a police officer at 1:45 a.m the officer tried to stop the vehicle. Officials said the driver sped away and got a few blocks ahead of the police who were pursuing. Police saw the driver lose control and roll. There were three people in the […]

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