DNR to announce zebra mussel finding in popular northern Minnesota lake

The Department of Natural Resources issued an ominous news release this morning indicating “veligers,” or larval-stage zebra mussels, have been found in a “popular northern Minnesota lake.”

The DNR didn’t name the lake, but the agency is holding teleconference at 1 p.m. today to provide further information on the discovery and the “proactive measures being taken to designate affected waters as infested.”

Stay tuned for updates after the teleconference.