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Cord Electrocutes Owatonna Man At Minn. Boatlift

One man is dead and two other people are injured after an extension cord fell into the water from a northern Minnesota boatlift.

07/25/2012

July 6 Boat Hit And Run

Boater Seriously Injured In Hit-And-Run In Becker County

Police are looking for the boater who was involved with a hit-and-run on a Becker County lake on Wednesday that left a 39-year-old man substantially hurt and a 4-year-old girl with minor injuries.

07/06/2012

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Police ID Missing Forest Lake Boater

Authorities have identified the Forest Lake boater, who police have been searching for since Monday, as Tod Alan Crawford, 51, of Forest Lake.

07/03/2012

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Police: Drunken Boater Swims From Cops For 2 Hours

Police in western Wisconsin pepper sprayed a boater they believe was drunk when he buzzed near swimmers in his boat. Police say the incident happened on Sand Lake near Osceola, Wis. on Saturday.

07/02/2012

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Fines Double For Invasive Species Boating Violations

Starting Sunday, boaters could get big fines if they don’t clean water craft of invasive species.

07/01/2012

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Fines To Double For Invasive Species Violations

Fines for violating Minnesota’s aquatic invasive species laws double Sunday when tougher laws take effect.

06/30/2012

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The Best Boating Trips Near Minnesota

The season for spectacular sunsets on a shimmering lake is back again. Boasting more than 10,000 lakes statewide, it’s water, water, everywhere in Minnesota, and there’s no shortage of opportunities to enjoy the area’s lakes, rivers and wilderness areas. With public cruises available on Lake Minnetonka, as well as on the St. Croix and Mississippi rivers, it’s time to hit the water.

06/30/2012

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Boat Rental Makes For A Smooth Day On The Lake

Our early warm-up allowed people to hit the water sooner than expected. Now the warm sunshine and cool breeze over Lake Minnetonka is luring people to the water. Nobody knows that better than Paul Bergquist, owner of Minnetonka Boat Club and Rental.

06/29/2012

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Free Life Jackets Available For Lake Minnetonka Boaters

Three locations on Lake Minnetonka will provide free life jackets for the rest of the summer. Boaters can borrow life jackets through the Kid’s Don’t Float Program, courtesy of the Safe Kids Northwest Metro Coalition, North Memorial Medical Center, and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

06/29/2012

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Police: Apparent Drowning In Lake Minnetonka

Police are searching for a 20-year-old who went missing on Lake Minnetonka on Tuesday after jumping off a boat.

06/26/2012

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Man Still Missing From Lake Pepin Identified

The 55-year-old man still missing in Lake Pepin has been identified.

06/12/2012

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Crews Search For Man Who Fell Overboard On Lake Pepin

A 38-year-old man is missing after police say he fell overboard on Lake Pepin Saturday evening.

06/10/2012

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The Northwest Sportshow

The Northwest Sportshow is making its way to the Minneapolis Convention Center for five days of outdoor fun from March 28 – April 1.

03/24/2012

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No Arrests, No Citations In Operation Dry Water

The U.S. Coast didn’t arrest anyone or issue any citations during a focused weekend effort to catch drunken boaters on the St. Croix River.

06/28/2011

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