Minnesotans Enjoying Above-Average Temps OutdoorsNo matter where you went today, wasn't hard to find people outside -- things were unseasonably warm across the state, with temperatures hovering in the low 40s.
Better Late Than Never For U.S. Pond Hockey TourneyThe U.S. Pond Hockey Championships kicked off in Minneapolis Friday. The event on Lake Nokomis was pushed back by two weeks this year because of unseasonably-warm weather.
Officials Say Lake Nokomis Ready For Pond Hockey ChampionshipsDespite our recent stretch of mild weather, officials say Lake Nokomis will be ready for this weekend's U.S. Pond Hockey Championships. Event workers are spending Wednesday getting all 25 rinks ready to go for the tournament.
Organizers Say Ice Should Hold For U.S. Pond Hockey ChampionshipsOrganizers of this week's U.S. Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Nokomis say the ice should be fine, even though daytime temperatures are expected to remain above freezing from the time the tournament starts on Friday until the five division champions are crowned and the coveted Golden Shovel is handed out on Sunday.
Mild Weather Pushes Back Pond Hockey ChampionshipsThe organizers of the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships have pushed back the tournament dates due to unseasonably warm weather in Minnesota.
Fate Of Pond Hockey Championships Being Decided This WeekThis week, organizers of the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships are supposed to decide what to do about the event given the unseasonably warm weather.
Warm December Puts U.S. Pond Hockey Championships In PerilOrganizers of the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships may announce some big changes next week to the popular outdoor event. The ice is far from ready on Lake Nokomis with less than a month until the outdoor tournament. The warm December weather has kept the Minneapolis lake from freezing over.
Thousands Turn Out For Walk Against Breast CancerThe "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk" around Lake Nokomis was Saturday. The walk raises awareness about the disease and funds for research.
2 Arrested In Robbery Of 90-Year-Old WomanPolice say two women have been arrested in connection with a 90-year-old woman's robbery in South Minneapolis last week. Marguerite Cornish was walking home after one of her weekly visits to Oxendale's Market near Lake Nokomis.
Paddleboarding On Nokomis: Fitness & Leisure Working In TandemWe're in the final days of July, so there's no time like the present to get out on the water. Take your pick: kayaking, tubing, water skiing, or how about SUP? On Tuesday, WCCO This Morning's Ali Lucia headed to Lake Nokomis for a little walk on the water. SUP stands for "stand up paddleboarding."
Woman Swims Across Lake Nokomis To Raise Money For Cancer ResearchShe was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. Now three years later, she's making big strides. Mary Gooze, 64, swam across Lake Nokomis Tuesday in an effort to find a cure for her condition, metastatic breast cancer, which has spread to her bones.
DNR, Mpls. Park Board Demos Proper Tree PlantingThe month of May is dedicated to planting trees in Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board demonstrated perfect tree planting at Lake Nokomis Park Friday afternoon.