Ice Out

Ice-Out Declared On Lake MinnetonkaOfficials with the Freshwater Society announced Sunday that Lake Minnetonka, the metro area's largest lake, is ice free.
Despite Early ‘Ice-Out,’ Twin Cities Lakes Remain Dangerously ColdThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says this year's minimal snowfall and mild winter made the "ice-out" come earlier this year, but they say the water is still dangerously cold.
DNR Declares 'Ice-Out' In Minneapolis Chain Of LakesDespite the chill in the air, signs of spring are emerging. The change of seasons is marked with open water on the lakes. The blowing winds and warm sun have melted the ice off many Twin Cities lakes.
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.
An Ice Blob
Huge Ice Chunks Threaten Homes On Lake Mille LacsMinnesota's second largest lake is making national headlines Monday morning. Viewers in the area of Lake Mille Lacs sent us some pretty captivating video. High winds on Saturday blew huge chunks of ice into homes and businesses along the shore.
DNR: Boat Launches May Not Be Open For Fishing OpenerMinnesota’s anglers are gearing up for a big weekend as the state’s fishing opener is on Saturday.
Hennepin County Declares Ice OutIn what officials are calling one of the latest dates ever recorded, Hennepin County declared an official "ice out" on Wednesday.
Wacky Spring Brings A Tricky Fishing Opener Tackling this year's fishing opener on May 11 is going to be tricky. From the bait anglers use, to the types of fish you'll likely catch, the DNR said the unusual spring will cause major differences.
Fishing Opener Around Bend, With Ice-Locked LakesMinnesota's walleye, pike and lake trout opener is just around the corner, causing worry for fishing guides and others faced with ice-locked lakes.
Ice-Out On Lake Minnetonka ‘Bordering On Record-Breaking’Jonathan Smith of Concept Landscaping is not going to wait any longer to start working on Lake Minnetonka.
Lake Minnetonka Could Face Historically Late Ice-OutUnseasonably chilly weather could make for a historically late ice-out date on Lake Minnetonka. And businesses along Minnetonka's shoreline have been squeezed by our unusual cold.