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Published September 27, 2012, 05:06 PM

Wahpeton man is charged for transporting zebra mussels

Wahpeton, ND (WDAY TV) -- The DNR is calling it a cart-full of trouble.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Wahpeton, ND (WDAY TV) -- The DNR is calling it a cart-full of trouble.

A Wahpeton man is being fined 500-dollars, after being caught with a shopping cart infested with zebra mussels, in his pickup.

51-year old Bruce Hinsverk told DNR offiicers the cart with mussels would be a nice addition to his business. And he didn't know it was illegal to transport them.

Hinsverk says he found the cart in a parking lot in Duluth. Lake Superior is infested with zebra mussels.

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