Jonathan Markle turned himself in to authorities to face possible legal punishment. But according to Markle’s attorney, Joe Friedberg, the felony charge of criminal vehicular homicide pales in comparison to the regrets and guilt he’s already feeling.
The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced charges Thursday for the father of a baby girl who died after the family’s SUV plunged through the ice on Lake Minnetonka last month.
It’s been a dangerous winter on Minnesota lakes. On Lake Minnetonka alone, 14 vehicles and one snowmobile have gone through the ice – and three people have died.
The two people who were hospitalized after their car fell through the ice Saturday in a channel between Gray’s Bay and Wayzata Bay on Lake Minnetonka have died, according to authorities.
A car fell through the ice Saturday on Gray’s Bay on Lake Minnetonka, says Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Lisa Kiava.
Tabitha Markle — just 8 months old — died after her family’s car plunged into Lake Minnetonka on Friday. And since Friday, 15 other people have had to escape from six other sinking cars on Lake Minnetonka.
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.
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.
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.
Almost 800 people from around the U.S. and world plunged into chilly Lake Minnetonka to welcome the New Year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Authorities said Thursday that two people have been arrested in connection with a series of thefts from boats on Lake Minnetonka.
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.
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.
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Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien has avoided a trial on drunken boating charges by pleading guilty to careless boating.
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.
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.