Tow Cables Snap Trying To Pull Truck Out Of IceHennepin County deputies say a man drove out on the lake and hit a "pressure ridge", which caused the ice to crack underneath his truck.
Sheriff: 2 Vehicles Break Through Ice On Lake MinnetonkaTwo different vehicles broke through the ice on Lake Minnetonka Wednesday night. The Hennepin County Sheriff's office says the first vehicle -- an SUV with two teenage boys from Edina inside -- went through thin ice near the Gray's Bay channel in Wayzata Bay at about 5:40 p.m.
No Wake Restrictions To Be Lifted On Lake MinnetonkaIt's a calm morning at Gray's Bay on Lake Minnetonka Thursday, but that will change when no-wake restrictions are lifted. Keyon Cooley, who fishes on the lake, drags his fishing boat to a public access point at Grey's Bay at least twice a week.
Water Level, Debris Make Minnehaha Creek Unsafe For PaddlersYou may have to change your Memorial Day weekend plans if they include canoeing or kayaking down Minnehaha Creek. The recent rain caused high levels on Lake Minnetonka. As a result, water is being released into the creek to lower it. The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District warns the release is causing unsafe conditions.
2 Dead After Car Goes Through Ice On Lake MinnetonkaThe two people who were hospitalized after their car fell through the ice Saturday in a channel between Gray's Bay and Wayzata Bay on Lake Minnetonka have died, according to authorities.
Car Falls Through The Ice On Lake Minnetonka's Gray's BayA car fell through the ice Saturday on Gray's Bay on Lake Minnetonka, says Hennepin County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Lisa Kiava.
Free Life Jackets Available For Lake Minnetonka BoatersThree 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.
Relentless Rains Restore Minnesota Rivers, LakesMinnesota is inching closer to the rainfall record for May. That's a good thing for Minnesota's rivers.