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Mound Firefighters Hailed For Lake Minnetonka Ice Rescue

For firefighters at the Mound Volunteer Department, winter is a busy time of year. Calls for help come in not just for fire, but also ice rescue.

01/19/2013

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Authorities: Baby In Critical Condition After SUV Breaks Through Ice

A 9-month-old girl is in critical condition Friday night after an SUV holding her parents and sister broke through the ice on Lake Minnetonka, authorities say.

01/18/2013

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Hennepin County Issues Thin Ice Advisory

The same week Hennepin County Deputies began patrolling Lake Minnetonka with snowmobiles, a Thin Ice Advisory has been issued. Friday’s advisory will remain in effect for all bodies of water in Hennepin County.

01/11/2013

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Nearly 800 Divers Take Icy Lake Minnetonka Plunge

Almost 800 people from around the U.S. and world plunged into chilly Lake Minnetonka to welcome the New Year.

01/01/2013

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Hundreds Expected At New Year’s Ice Dive Despite Frigid Forecast

If you’re looking for something different to do on New Year’s Day, there’s always the option of chilling your bones at the annual ice dive in Lake Minnetonka.

12/31/2012

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Pianist Lorie Line’s Mansion Faces Possible Foreclosure

Well-known Twin Cities musician Lorie Line is facing possible foreclosure. And on Thursday, Line starts her 2012 Holiday Extravaganza with more than 30 concerts.

11/14/2012

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Longtime GOP Lawmaker Knocked Out In Minn. Primary

Minnesota’s current longest-serving House Republican lost to a tea party challenger in Tuesday’s primary as voters in 44 legislative primaries picked candidates for a big November fight to control the Minnesota Legislature. But a GOP Senate leader easily turned back a conservative primary foe.

08/14/2012

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Battle Over Lake Access Rising To A Boil

The fight over the future of lake access in the Twin Cities got heated tonight. That’s because a proposal could drastically change how boaters get on lakes throughout the Twin Cities.

08/09/2012

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Coalition Pushes For Tougher Measures To Fight Invasive Species

Scott Blackwell and his son know the routine once they get their boat out of the water: they will pull the drain plug and check the boat and trailer for weeds.

08/07/2012

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Police: 2 Arrested After Series Of Lake Minnetonka Boat Thefts

Authorities said Thursday that two people have been arrested in connection with a series of thefts from boats on Lake Minnetonka.

08/02/2012

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Good Question: How Does A Lake Get Its Name?

This is the land of 10,000 lakes, or to be more specific, 11,842 lakes. And most of us don’t know how any of them got named.

07/31/2012

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Caught On Tape: Thieves Target Lake Minnetonka Boats

It was a beautiful July evening when Steve McCulloch, his brother and nephew decided to spend the night on McCulloch’s boat in the West Arm of Lake Minnetonka a little more than a week ago.

07/31/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Rudolph Soaks Up Minn. Lifestyle, Set For Sophomore Season

Here are some intriguing facts about Vikings second-year tight end Kyle Rudolph, who appears poised for a breakout sophomore season. The Cincinnati native has never wavered from backing controversial superstar LeBron James. “I’ve never had […]

07/26/2012

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Jets’ Byfuglien Pleads To Careless Boating Charge

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien has avoided a trial on drunken boating charges by pleading guilty to careless boating.

07/23/2012

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Best Waterfront Dining In Minneapolis

What could be better than sitting on an outdoor patio at your favorite restaurant, bathing in the sun and enjoying a wonderful waterfront view? Check out the best restaurants in the Twin Cities for just that.

07/18/2012

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