Zebra mussels are quickly becoming a water hazard you need to look out for in several state lakes.
The search will resume Monday morning for the latest apparent drowning victim, a boater who disappeared on Centerville Lake on Sunday.
Our early warm-up allowed people to hit the water sooner than expected. Now the warm sunshine and cool breeze over Lake Minnetonka is luring people to the water. Nobody knows that better than Paul Bergquist, owner of Minnetonka Boat Club and Rental.
Three locations on Lake Minnetonka will provide free life jackets for the rest of the summer. Boaters can borrow life jackets through the Kid’s Don’t Float Program, courtesy of the Safe Kids Northwest Metro Coalition, North Memorial Medical Center, and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.
The body of a 20-year-old drowning victim has been recovered from Lake Minnetonka, authorities say.
Police are searching for a 20-year-old who went missing on Lake Minnetonka on Tuesday after jumping off a boat.
With temperatures in the 70s this weekend, lots of people are headed to the lake. But police officers say be forewarned now: they are also heading to the lake this weekend. They target the weekends before July 4 to the send a message – they have zero tolerance for boating under the influence.
Anyone who has sat in traffic on I-94 headed north on a Friday knows that Minnesota’s cabin culture is the real deal. But how many Minnesotans actually own cabins?
Refusing to get your boat inspected before launching on Christmas Lake could soon cost you. Last April, homeowners around Christmas Lake and the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District chipped in $48,000 for a full-time boat inspector.
In the last week we’ve seen more than 12 inches of rain, and it has caused rising water levels in lakes, rivers and streams.
Ninety-three degrees: that’s how warm it got in the Twin Cities Friday, and it set a record for that particular May day.
Gov. Mark Dayton plans to attend Friday’s community picnic in Waconia, then fish Lake Waconia at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, and fish again later Saturday morning.
Coming on the heels of the driest autumn on record and a mild winter, the recent rains are just what we’ve needed, according to Climatologist Greg Spoden.
Lake Minnetonka is among the many Minnesota lakes infested with zebra mussels, which spread rapidly and attach themselves to rocks, dock piers, beaches and boat hulls.
Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien faces a July trial in a drunken boating case in Minnesota.