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Invasive fish blocks boaters from cruising part of Fox River

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) - Boaters traveling from Green Bay to Lake Winnebago are facing obstacles because of an invasive fish called the round goby.Wisconsin Public Radio ( ) reports that most of the 16 locks that run between De Pere and Appleton on the Fox River are open, but two of them will remain closed this season.The Rapide Croche lock hasn't reopened since it was closed to block a different invasive species found in 1988.

No-wake zone ordered on Fox River near Portage

The Columbia County Emergency Management Office said a slow, no-wake zone was established Friday on the Fox River from the Highway 33 bridge over the Fox River by Portage north to the Marquette County Line.