Now that we’ve had several days with temperatures above freezing, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is warning people to be safe on the state’s lakes, rivers and ponds.
Five men remain hospitalized after they were injured in an explosion in an ice fishing camper in northern Minnesota.
Five men are injured after an explosion in an ice fishing camper near Williams in far northern Minnesota.
Despite several days of freezing temperatures, law enforcement officials are still warning people about the dangers of thin ice.
Rescue crews were called to Lake Victoria in St. Louis Park Thursday morning to check if someone had gone through the ice.
Northern Minnesota getaways are always a treat. But even closer to the Twin Cities, in the Brainerd Lakes area, you’ll find even more treasures.
The desperate screams woke Joni Bauer, of Independence, right out of bed, around 6:45am Saturday morning. At first she thought the noise was coming from the TV, but when she stepped out onto her deck overlooking Lake Sarah, she realized the screams were coming from the water.
It could be a rare sub-zero night Friday. The WCCO weather team says we’ve dipped into those negative digits only four times this year, compared to the usual 30 or so days at or below zero. And, we’ve only seen a single digit high temperature one day this winter.
The warm weather conditions have left the ice about six inches too short to allow a Minnesota ice fishing contest to go on as scheduled.
It’s a “go” for one of Minnesota’s largest ice fishing tournaments
The warm weather is keeping the state’s fishers off the ice in south-central Minnesota this winter.
If the concept of “ice fishing” makes you shiver and think dreadful thoughts related to wind chill and hypothermia, think again.
One of Minnesota’s premier lakes looks more like a dump. It’s a real mess on Lake Mille Lacs up and down its northeast coast. Some estimate the mess stretches up to four miles.
Explore Minnesota Tourism reminds anglers this is the last weekend of the season to fish for walleye and several other game fish species in Minnesota’s inland waters.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is warning anglers that the deadline to remove their ice houses from lakes in the southern two-thirds of the state is almost upon us.