Sheriff: McGregor Man Dies After ATV Goes Through IceA McGregor man is dead after he broke through the ice on Big Sandy Lake while riding an ATV, according to the Aitkin County Sheriff's office.
Anglers Prep For The Minnesota Fishing OpenerIn the state of 10,000 lakes, fishing is a big deal. Which means the Minnesota Fishing Opener is an even bigger deal. Saturday marks the beginning of fishing season in the state. The Governor's Fishing Opener is on Big Sandy Lake in the McGregor area. That's about two hours north of the Twin Cities.
Goin' To The Lake: WCCO Goes To McGregor (Day 2)Once again, the weekend is upon us, and that means WCCO is gearing up for another installment of Goin' to the Lake. This week, WCCO-TV's Liz Collin, Chris Shaffer and NewsRadio 830 WCCO's Dave Lee are visiting the McGregor area and Big Sandy Lake.
Goin' To The Lake: WCCO Goes To McGregor (Day 1)Once again, the weekend is upon us, and that means WCCO is gearing up for another installment of Goin' to the Lake. This week, WCCO-TV's Liz Collin and Chris Shaffer and NewsRadio 830 WCCO's Dave Lee were slated to visit the McGregor area and Big Sandy Lake.
Tests Find Big Sandy Lake Water Safe The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says tests find bacterial levels are safe at Big Sandy Lake near McGregor.
Big Sandy Lake Residents Getting Hit Hard By FloodingSome are calling this round of flooding along the Ponderosa point of Big Sandy Lake the worst since 1950.
Big Sandy Lake Rising On 250 CabinsAt Big Sandy Lake, the water is up 6 feet, 6 inches and it's still rising. The lake can't drain into the Mississippi River as it usually does, because the river is swollen from last week's storms.
Aitkin Co. Homeowners, Businesses Fighting Back FloodingMinnesota's vacation-land, Aitkin County, is rolling out a water-logged welcome mat.
Minn. Fishing Rule Changes Take Effect TuesdayNew special fishing regulations for certain Minnesota lakes and other general rule changes for the 2011 fishing season become effective Tuesday.