Lake Harriet

Minneapolis Dog Walker Keeps Dozens Of Canine Clients At EaseEvery day Curtis Johnson, owner of Citizen Kanine, has his hands full as he walks around Lake Harriet in Minneapolis but it's not just the number that gets folks' attention.
Police: Woman Inappropriately Grabbed, Briefly Chased Near Lake HarrietMinneapolis police say a woman was sexually assaulted while running near Lake Harriet last week.
Authorities Recover Body Of Swimmer From Lake HarrietThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office has recovered the body of a man from Lake Harriet in Minneapolis early Monday morning. Hennepin County Water Rescue crews went out to the lake around 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening when witnesses say the 43-year-old man went under.
Sheriff: Man, 43, Drowns In Lake HarrietWater rescue crews are looking for a man they say probably drowned in Lake Harriet Sunday night. Hennepin County Water Rescue crews came out to search at about 6:30 p.m. when witnesses say a 43-year-old man went under.
Hammockers Hang High Above Minneapolis LakesThe hammocking trend has hit the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes.
Police: Missing Swimmer Scare 'False Alarm'The Hennepin County Water Patrol says a report of a missing swimmer Saturday morning at a Minneapolis lake was a false alarm. Minneapolis Police received report that a swimmer disappeared at Lake Harriet, but the water patrol confirmed at about 11:20 a.m. that no one was missing.
Woman Rescued From Lake Harriet After 7 Minutes UnderwaterA 20-year-old woman was rescued from the waters of Minneapolis' Lake Harriet Wednesday afternoon. Police say the emergency happened just before 5 p.m. at the lake's North Beach. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl were swimming about 50 feet from shore near a swimming raft when both went underwater.
Kids Learn Ice Fishing On Lake HarrietA new generation of kids were introduced to the sport of ice fishing Saturday on Lake Harriet in Minneapolis. Along with learning how to bait the hook, the kids got to use sonar cameras and other gadgets to track the fish under the ice.
Lake Harriet Hosts The Winter Kite FestivalColorful kites will take to the skies in Minneapolis Saturday as part of the Lake Harriet Winter Kite Festival. Bring your own kite to the north end of the lake, or buy one there, and let it fly.
November Cold Could Beat RecordOn Monday we got the snow. "I got out of work early just to come home and work some more," said Rob Adams of Isanti. On Tuesday we got the cold, and it doesn't plan on leaving us anytime soon. These November temperatures are about 20-degrees below normal. That means extra layers for bikers. "There's never a bad time to ride, just bad preparation," said bicyclist Guy Still.
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Park-Hopping Obama Strikes Chord About Gridlock Over two days, President Barack Obama took in two of Minnesota's most scenic parks all while he talked about how ugly Washington had become. Obama headed back to Washington on Friday after his stay in Minneapolis, where he spoke extensively about how gridlock has stymied economic progress.