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Sheriff: Ice-Out Declared On Lake Minnetonka

With 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.

04/24/2014

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An Ice Blob

Residents around Lake Mille Lacs saw the ice from the lake encroach on their property in a very ominous manner

05/13/2013

Lake Mille Lacs Ice

Huge Ice Chunks Threaten Homes On Lake Mille Lacs

Minnesota’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.

05/13/2013

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DNR: Boat Launches May Not Be Open For Fishing Opener

Minnesota’s anglers are gearing up for a big weekend as the state’s fishing opener is on Saturday.

05/06/2013

Ice Out

Hennepin County Declares Ice Out

In what officials are calling one of the latest dates ever recorded, Hennepin County declared an official “ice out” on Wednesday.

05/01/2013

Sunset at Lake Mille Lacs (credit: Dan Honeck)

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.

04/24/2013

Sunset at Lake Mille Lacs (credit: Dan Honeck)

Fishing Opener Around Bend, With Ice-Locked Lakes

Minnesota’s walleye, pike and lake trout opener is just around the corner, causing worry for fishing guides and others faced with ice-locked lakes.

04/20/2013

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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.

04/17/2013

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Lake Minnetonka Could Face Historically Late Ice-Out

Unseasonably 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.

04/16/2013

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Hennepin Co. Declares Ice Out Already

The winter of 2011-2012 may well go down in history books as the year ice passed over the state of Minnesota.

03/20/2012

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Minn. Officials Warn Of Cold Water Shock Danger

As Minnesota emerges from a hard winter, Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Saturday Minnesota Cold Water Awareness Day.

04/30/2011

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Ice Out Declared On Lake Minnetonka

It may not feel like spring this weekend with colder temps, but the lakes will at least look like it from here on out.

04/14/2011

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