The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shut down walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs Monday night for the first time in history. The decision was made because of the record-low walleye population on the lake, and because the quota was met for how many walleyes could be harvested this year.
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Authorities said a 22-year-old St. Paul man is dead after drowning in Lake Phalen Saturday night. The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office was called to Lake Phalen at about 8 p.m. Saturday after a person swimming in the lake saw the man go under under, but never resurfaced.
A young man’s body was pulled from Lake Phalen in St. Paul Saturday night. Ramsey County officials say the call for help came in around 8 p.m. after the man went missing.
A St. Paul house featured in the movie “Grumpy Old Men” is up for sale. The house’s exteriors were used for the home of Jack Lemmon’s character in the 1993 film. The house has a view of Lake Phalen and is listed for $195,000.
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.