A frustrating Fourth of July is in store for some Twin Cities families. Several lakes and rivers have dangerously high water levels in addition to storm debris floating on or just below the surface. The water is moving so fast that the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis and near Minnehaha Park has been off limits to all boaters for the last ten days. The locks for commercial barges just reopened Wednesday, but recreational boating is still prohibited.
A husband and wife from Hanover and a man for Byron were injured in two separate snowmobile accidents Saturday in St. Louis County.
The city of Duluth is setting priorities as it begins to plan repairs to infrastructure that was heavily damaged by last week’s flooding, city officials said Monday.
Two people were rescued from a vehicle that went through the ice on Fish Lake Tuesday morning.
It’s been a deadly few days on Minnesota’s lakes and rivers, with at least six drowning over the weekend. Now a Twin Cities father is telling his survival story.