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Zebra Mussels might have spread to Prior Lake

Zebra mussels may be present in Prior Lake, making it the first recreational lake in and around the Twin Cities to be invaded by this aggressive pest.

The DNR received notice from a homeowner that zebra mussel shells were found on the lake's beach. The DNR has sent divers into the lake to search for the presence of the zebra mussel.

Luke Skinner, supervisor of the DNR invasive species unit said that the divers will find that "likely it's infested.