A DNR fisheries manager says organic material washed into Big Sandy Lake by last month's flood helped deplete the lake's oxygen during the hot weather and led to the die-off of some species of fish. The heat has also caused a number of fish kills in southern Minnesota lakes. Officials say fish populations are resilient and should bounce back.
TJ Maxx, HomeGoods to open Twin Cities "combo" store next week
The Cottage Grove store will be a mashup of both retailers.