Best Bodies Of Water To Visit In MinnesotaMinnesotans enjoy spending time lakeside during all seasons of the year and have built up vacation resorts around some of the larger and more popular lakes. Here are just a few of the most popular and fantastic bodies of water to visit.
Best Scenic Drives Near MinnesotaSee splendid scenery and immerse yourself in the culture of Minnesota any time of the year on these five Minnesota highways.
Madden's Resort Reopens After Damaging StormsOne of the most popular Brainerd Lakes-area resorts damaged by recent storms says it has reopened two-thirds of its property Tuesday.
Minnesota Tightens Walleye Rules For 3 Popular BWCA LakesAuthorities are tightening walleye regulations for three lakes in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area but loosening them for another popular northern Minnesota lake.
Brainerd Ice Fishing Extravaganza Set For Jan. 24It's a "go" for the 25th annual Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza. The Crow Wing County sheriff's office met with representatives from the Brainerd Jaycees on Gull Lake's Hole in the Day Bay on Wednesday to verify ice conditions.
Wander Minnesota: Lost Lake LodgeIt’s so tucked away into the woods that you could easily drive right by it and never know it’s there—perhaps a good reason for the name: Lost Lake Lodge.
DNR Steps Up Fight Against Zebra Mussels It's the first day of a new job for Erik Ziegler. The Vermillion College student is on summer break, and working the front line of Minnesota's war against zebra mussels. "If you sell a boat, a trailer or a lift and someone else buys it, I mean, [zebra mussels] can even be transported to another lake and it will just spread like wildfire," Ziegler said.
Minnesotans Get Out On The Water For Fishing OpenerNearly a half million people are out on Minnesota's lakes this weekend for the state fishing opener. Governor Dayton was in the Brainerd Lakes area, trying his luck on Gull Lake. The governor was among thousands of Minnesotans who got out on the water at the stroke of midnight.
Prettner Solon Catches 2 Walleyes, Dayton Shut OutThe 2014 fishing season has officially kicked off, with the state's lieutenant governor taking a quick 2-0 lead over Gov. Mark Dayton in walleye catches. Dayton and Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon began the fishing season Saturday morning at one minute after midnight. They and others took to the waters at the Grand View Lodge on Gull Lake in Nisswa.
Frank & Chris Head To Governor's Fishing OpenerThe Governor's Fishing Opener kicks off the walleye and northern pike season at midnight Friday. This year's festivities are being held in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Gov. Mark Dayton will fish out of Grand View Lodge in Nisswa on Gull Lake.
Gov. Dayton Heads To Brainerd For Fishing OpenerIt'll be a busy weekend on Minnesota lakes as about 500,000 anglers are expected to be on the water for the annual Fishing Opener. Gov. Mark Dayton will be one of them, as he'll be hitting the Brainerd Lakes Area for the 67th Annual Governor's Fishing Opener.
Sheriff: Ice-Out Declared On Lake MinnetonkaWith the long, cold winter we all endured, we weren't sure this day would ever come. The Freshwater Society and the Hennepin County Sheriff's Water Patrol officially made the call Thursday morning that the ice is now officially out on Lake Minnetonka.