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.
Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien (BUHF’-lihn) faces a July trial in a drunken boating case in Minnesota.
It is the time of year when boaters start thinking of heading onto the water. But this year, homeowners on Lake Minnetonka are finding their docks fall a little short.
The State Legislature is talking about moving the opening date from May 12 to May 5 due in part to our warm spring. This could make anglers, businesses and mothers pretty happy.
The winter of 2011-2012 may well go down in history books as the year ice passed over the state of Minnesota.
After a rash of vehicles going into the water, the Hennepin County sheriff’s office is banning cars, trucks and sport utility vehicles from all frozen lakes in the county.
Authorities are urging people – yet again — to be cautious on all lakes due to thin ice and open water after a pickup truck broke through the ice Saturday on Lake Minnetonka.
An attorney for Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien says it appears his client will be going to trial in a boating while impaired case in Minnesota.
This year’s Hockey Day Minnesota is unlike any other in the history of the six-year-old event.