Some of Saturday morning’s worst weather hit as athletes were preparing for the annual Lifetime Tri Minneapolis near Lake Nokomis. The final steps of any triathlon are reason to celebrate, but the finish line at the Lifetime Tri Minneapolis also meant victory over unexpected obstacles.
High water has Minnesota officials urging boaters to slow down and use caution as the Fourth of July holiday weekend approaches. A no-wake zone is in effect on the St. Croix River from Taylors Falls, Minn., to Prescott, Wis.
It is the time of year when boaters start thinking of heading onto the water. But this year, homeowners on Lake Minnetonka are finding their docks fall a little short.
Two people were injured and are at Hennepin County Medical Center after their motorcycle plunged 32 feet near Minnehaha Creek on the Hopkins/St. Louis Park border, according to Hopkins Police.
The ride to dad’s took just under an hour. They munched on PB & Js, squealed as we zipped down the slopes and poked fun at me as I slowly pumped up the hills along the way. For some reason my 6-year-old doesn’t have sympathy for the fact that I’m dragging 80 pounds (them!) behind me. The mom teasing aside, it was a pleasant way to spend a morning with my children and much more enjoyable than any hour-long commute we’ve taken in a car.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said a virus is to blame for the killing of 200-300 Minnehaha Creek carp in June.
It was a dramatic rescue at Minnehaha Park on Wednesday.
Despite the nice weather this week, some Twin Cities lakes remain very quiet. That’s because water levels are high and boaters are being asked to take it easy.
It doesn’t happen very often that buildings are demolished to make way for a park. But that is just what is going on in Hopkins at Blake Road and Lake Street.