A University of Michigan expert says climate change is likely to cause bigger storms in the Great Lakes region over the next century, which could worsen the problem of harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie.
Several lakes in the Boundary Waters Canoe and Wilderness Area are reopening Wednesday morning. They had been closed because of wild fires near Ely in northern Minnesota.
It’s an amoeba not normally found in Minnesota lakes. It’s more common in the south, where it’s warmer. But it’s blamed by Minnesota health investigators for the death of a 9-year-old boy, who went swimming in a Stillwater lake.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says high temperatures may be contributing to fish kills in lakes around the state.
Fines for violating Minnesota’s aquatic invasive species laws double Sunday when tougher laws take effect.
A crackdown on the spread of aquatic invasive species isn’t getting through to enough Minnesota boaters, the Department of Natural Resources said Monday.
What has always been a winter sport is now talking place on the Lakes in the summer.
A popular creature which made rounds across Minneapolis lakes last year will make its first appearance at a lake near you Wednesday morning.
Behind some of the clouds is silver lining. For one, drought conditions finally broke around most of the state.
In the land of 10,000 lakes, the question of what makes a lake a lake is a timeless one. How big does a body of water have to be? How deep? And aren’t some of these so-called lakes pushing it?
The winter of 2011-2012 may well go down in history books as the year ice passed over the state of Minnesota.
Bride-to-be Jennifer Truex explains that she will wed her fiance Dan Petrie on the ice of Gull Lake Saturday because they’re “outdoorsy people.”
It could be a rare sub-zero night Friday. The WCCO weather team says we’ve dipped into those negative digits only four times this year, compared to the usual 30 or so days at or below zero. And, we’ve only seen a single digit high temperature one day this winter.
After a rash of vehicles going into the water, the Hennepin County sheriff’s office is banning cars, trucks and sport utility vehicles from all frozen lakes in the county.
The warm weather is keeping the state’s fishers off the ice in south-central Minnesota this winter.
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