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Amy Thorstenson with Golden Sands Resource Conservation and Development Council in Stevens Point, drops clumps of milfoil with hundreds of weevils attached into Perch Lake on Friday. (Photo by Jeff Holmquist)

Weevils help park fight invasive weed


Since Friday morning, 12,000 new bugs now call Perch Lake home.

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Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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