Organizers Say Ice Should Hold For U.S. Pond Hockey ChampionshipsOrganizers of this week's U.S. Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Nokomis say the ice should be fine, even though daytime temperatures are expected to remain above freezing from the time the tournament starts on Friday until the five division champions are crowned and the coveted Golden Shovel is handed out on Sunday.
Temperatures In The 40s Might Hinder Ice Activities At Winter CarnivalAs the East Coast digs its way out of the weekend, Minnesota has barely enough winter to sustain one of the season's biggest traditions.
Eden Prairie Ice Castles Open For The SeasonThe 60 towers are made of solid ice and spread over an acre with walls 10 feet thick. Between the walls you'll find tunnels, caves, fountains, waterfalls and slides.
Mpls. Students Stage Walkout Over ICE Raids, DeportationsHundreds of students in Minneapolis staged a walkout Wednesday to protest raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials that threaten to split up families.
Lake Harriet Kite Festival CanceledMinnesota's record-breaking warm in December continues to impact winter activities. On Thursday, the Minneapolis Parks & Recreation Department canceled the 15th annual Lake Harriet Kite Festival, which was scheduled for Jan. 16.
Body Pulled From Lake Of The Isles ID’d Officials have identified the name of the individual who died Monday after breaking through the ice on the channel between Lake Calhoun and Lake of the Isles.
Duluth Man's Deer Rescue Goes ViralA video of a Duluth man rescuing a deer is going viral. In a video he posted on YouTube, Steven Peterson explains in American Sign Language how he pulled a deer from the Kettle River.
Brooklyn Park Asks Residents To Adopt A Fire HydrantWinter may have been slow to start but it has arrived with a vengeance. To help keep streets clear, the city of Brooklyn Park is asking residents to adopt a fire hydrant and pledge to keep it clear of snow and ice.
Snowmobiler In Water For 1 Hour After Breaking Through Ice Officials in northern Minnesota are reminding residents that ice conditions are currently unpredictable and unsafe after a weekend incident where a snowmobiler broke through the ice, as did several others who tried to save him.
2 Die After Breaking Through Ice In WisconsinTwo men have died after falling through the ice on a lake in Chippewa County.
Warm December Puts U.S. Pond Hockey Championships In PerilOrganizers of the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships may announce some big changes next week to the popular outdoor event. The ice is far from ready on Lake Nokomis with less than a month until the outdoor tournament. The warm December weather has kept the Minneapolis lake from freezing over.
Mike's Mix: Fire & Ice Combine Again At Marin This WinterThe Ice Bar at Marin is back by popular demand (literally) for the 2015-16 season. "It's kind of like urban legend, because Marin has been open for a little over two-and-a-half years and we've never done the ice bar," Jay Pierce said.