Police: Man Arrested After Fleeing By Swimming Into LakePolice in the south metro say they apprehended a man Tuesday morning after he fled from them and swam to an island in the middle of a lake.
Excelsior's 'Art On The Lake': Art & AutismCars, cityscapes, and streets those are the staples of <a href="http://www.thaddeusjameson.com/" target="_blank">artist Thaddeus Jameson's work</a>.
Wis. Anglers Rescue Deer In LakeTwo Wisconsin fishermen used their rods to reel in something much bigger than a fish this past weekend. The two instead found a deer about a half-mile off shore in Lake Winnebago near Green Bay.
Dog Dies Of Apparent Blue-Green Algae Poisoning In Douglas Co.One dog is ill and another has died after swimming in a Douglas County lake. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, DCSO Water Patrol received a report of one dog becoming ill and another dog becoming ill, and ultimately dying, after swimming in Red Rock Lake.
Burning Restrictions Extending To NE MinnesotaSpring burning restrictions will be extended to the northeastern Minnesota counties of Lake, Cook and St. Louis on Wednesday, the Department of Natural Resources says.
4-Year-Old Pulled From Icy Iowa Lake Has Died, Sheriff Says Authorities say a 4-year-old boy who was pulled from an icy lake in northern Iowa has died at a Minnesota hospital.
Sheriff: 3 Escape Sinking Vehicle In Crow Wing Co. LakeCrow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl says three people needed to escape a vehicle after it broke through the ice on Pelican Lake Thursday morning.
Crews Recover Teen's Body From Lake NokomisA 15-year-old boy died after going for a swim with friends in Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis Wednesday morning. The Hennepin County Water Patrol began searching just after 10 a.m. after a swimmer was reported missing on the east side of the lake.
Boaters Make Up For Lost Time Now That Wake Restrictions Have Been LiftedBusinesses and boaters around one of Minnesota's most popular lakes say it's time to salvage summer. All wake restrictions have now been lifted for Lake Minnetonka. Boaters have been forced to slow down since early June when severe storms raised the lake to record levels. They're glad to be back to normal.
Baker Park Reserve Beaches Closed Due To E. Coli ThreatBeaches at Baker Park Reserve are closed Thursday due to high E. coli counts. Signs posted at beaches, such as Lake Independence, alerted visitors that beaches were closed until further notice.
Man, 60, Dies Trying To Help Kids In Lake A 60-year-old man died while trying to rescue some children from a northern Minnesota lake. The man jumped from his paddle boat into Lake Nichols in Canyon Friday afternoon, but never resurfaced.
Metro Homeowners Hope Holiday Boaters Follow No Wake RulesHigh water will have a big impact on boating plans this Fourth of July weekend. No wake zones remain in effect on several area lakes. The slow speed is making for a quiet holiday on Prior Lake where many boaters didn't even bother to get out on the water.