Minnesota DNR Using Dogs To Sniff Out Zebra MusselsWhether you're launching or leaving the water, the search for zebra mussels is now part of the boating culture. At boat launch check points, DNR conservation officer Julie Siems doesn't rely on just the naked eye to scan boats. She has a more powerful tool.
Body Recovered From Lake IndependenceA body has been recovered by authorities at Lake Independence in Maple Plain, Minn. Tuesday morning. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner had a vehicle on the scene.
Baker Park Reserve Beaches Closed Due To E. Coli ThreatBeaches at Baker Park Reserve are closed Thursday due to high E. coli counts. Signs posted at beaches, such as Lake Independence, alerted visitors that beaches were closed until further notice.
Heart Attack Kills Man On Lake IndependenceA man was pulled from Lake Independence in Baker Park Saturday afternoon.
Cops: Lake Independence Boater Apparently DrownedAuthorities have recovered the body of an apparent drowning victim from Lake Independence.
Rainy Day: Finding The Silver LiningBehind some of the clouds is silver lining. For one, drought conditions finally broke around most of the state.