The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says tests find bacterial levels are safe at Big Sandy Lake near McGregor.
Less than a month into summer and there have been several drownings on Minnesota waterways. The latest numbers from the Department of Natural Resources show 25 drownings since May, six of which happened on boats. In every boating case, the victim wasn’t wearing a life jacket.
With 25 drownings this summer in area pools, ponds and lakes, a newly formed task force is spreading the word about water safety.
A federal disaster declaration has been issued for 13 Minnesota counties and three tribal nations after preliminary assessments showed recent floods and storms caused more than $108 million in damage.
Thirteen Minnesota counties and three tribal nations have been declared major disaster areas, and are now eligible for federal public assistance.
Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are going on the road to visit the best hot spots in cabin country. We want to know your favorite spot, so chime in!
Police are investigating a possible drowning at Cedar Lake in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis painter Leon Hushcha is meticulously restoring a large mural near Lake Calhoun. Until recently, it sat in storage without a future.
Two children are dead and another is in the hospital after a boat capsized on Clearwater Lake in northern Minnesota Friday afternoon, according to the Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office
An 84-year-old man’s life was saved in a dramatic rescue in western Minnesota.
Wisconsin water quality officials are seeking public comments on a plan to clean up Lake St. Croix.
A number of anglers needed to be rescued on Lake Mille Lacs after a large chunk of ice broke off, leaving them stranded and surrounded by water.
What was supposed to be a routine patrol turned into a moment of heroism for a Minnesota state trooper.
In the land of 10,000 lakes, where do you begin to find the best? After canoeing on them, swimming in them, hiking around them, and staying near them, of course! We’ve outlined the best of the best to give you some top spots to enjoy Minnesota’s famous waterways.
Minnesota authorities are searching Swan Lake for a missing Wisconsin man who was last seen several days ago while fishing alone in a canoe.
The Minneapolis Parks Board is being asked to change the name of Lake Calhoun because its namesake was a politician who supported slavery.
Police have identified the body of a man who was found floating in the north end of Upper Gull Lake.
A 59-year-old man drowned in Red Lake after bad weather disorientated him and caused him to travel to an area of weakened ice and open waters Sunday, according to the Red Lake Department of Public Safety.
Two young men managed to escape an icy lake after falling through in their car on Thursday.