Volunteers Clean Up Lake MinnetonkaAn effort to clean up a popular Twin Cities lake is underway Saturday. Dozens of volunteers will comb the beaches and shoreline of Lake Minnetonka to pick up all the trash left behind from a busy summer of boating. They will also hand out garbage bags at boat launches to encourage boaters to recycle.
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.
No Wake Restriction Hurting Businesses On Lake Minnetonka The rising waters are causing trouble on Lake Minnetonka. The no wake restriction has been in effect for almost two weeks. The water is so high boats aren't allowed to open up on the lake.
Hennepin County Declares Ice OutIn what officials are calling one of the latest dates ever recorded, Hennepin County declared an official "ice out" on Wednesday.
Father Of Drowned Baby Makes 1st Court AppearanceJonathan Markle turned himself in to authorities to face possible legal punishment. But according to Markle’s attorney, Joe Friedberg, the felony charge of criminal vehicular homicide pales in comparison to the regrets and guilt he's already feeling.
Best Waterfront Dining In MinneapolisWhat could be better than sitting on an outdoor patio at your favorite restaurant, bathing in the sun and enjoying a wonderful waterfront view? Check out the best restaurants in the Twin Cities for just that.
The Best Scenic Drives Within 60 Miles of the Twin CitiesPerhaps the easiest and one of the most relaxing escapes from the twin cities' hustle and bustle is to hop in the car and go for a drive. Thankfully, Minnesota is blessed with some beautiful areas close to, and even inside of, the 494/694 loop that are well worth a visit. These are the most fun, scenic options the area has to offer.
Bar Patios Opening Early With Warm SpringThis weekend we have yet another chance to get out and enjoy Minnesota. Spring fever just won't stop.