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Task Force Spreading Word On Water Safety

With 25 drownings this summer in area pools, ponds and lakes, a newly formed task force is spreading the word about water safety.

07/12/2012

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Major Disaster Declared In 16 Areas In Minnesota

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.

07/06/2012

Duluth Flooding 2012 June

June Storm & Flooding Damage = $108 Million

Thirteen Minnesota counties and three tribal nations have been declared major disaster areas, and are now eligible for federal public assistance.

07/06/2012

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WCCO Is ‘Goin’ To The Lake!’ Where’s Your Favorite Spot?

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!

06/11/2012

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16-Year-Old Girl In Hospital After Near Drowning

Police are investigating a possible drowning at Cedar Lake in Minneapolis.

06/10/2012

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Large Mural Finds New Home Near Lake Calhoun

Minneapolis painter Leon Hushcha is meticulously restoring a large mural near Lake Calhoun. Until recently, it sat in storage without a future.

04/24/2012

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2 Kids Dead After Boat Capsizes On Northern MN Lake

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

04/07/2012

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Man, 84, Saved From Sinking Truck In Western Minn.

An 84-year-old man’s life was saved in a dramatic rescue in western Minnesota.

04/05/2012

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Wis. DNR Seeks Input On Lake St. Croix Plan

Wisconsin water quality officials are seeking public comments on a plan to clean up Lake St. Croix.

01/12/2012

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Stranded Anglers Rescued On Lake Mille Lacs

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.

12/21/2011

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Minn. Trooper Jumps Into Lake To Save Driver

What was supposed to be a routine patrol turned into a moment of heroism for a Minnesota state trooper.

11/11/2011

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Travel Guide To The Best Lakes In Minnesota

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.

07/30/2011

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Wis. Boater Missing After Fishing In Minn. Lake

Minnesota authorities are searching Swan Lake for a missing Wisconsin man who was last seen several days ago while fishing alone in a canoe.

06/11/2011

Lake Calhoun

Views On Slavery Cause Lake Calhoun Renaming Effort

The Minneapolis Parks Board is being asked to change the name of Lake Calhoun because its namesake was a politician who supported slavery.

05/20/2011

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Police: Body Of Man Found In Upper Gull Lake Identified

Police have identified the body of a man who was found floating in the north end of Upper Gull Lake.

05/09/2011

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