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Severe Weather Forces Mpls. Triathlon To Improvise

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.

07/13/2013

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Minnesota Officials Urging Boaters To Use Caution

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.

07/02/2013

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Early Boating Season? Think Again

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.

04/14/2012

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2 Injured After Motorcycle Takes 32 Foot Fall Near Creek

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.

11/06/2011

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Cycling In The Cities: Just A Typical Day

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.

08/23/2011

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DNR: Virus Caused Minnehaha Carp Kill

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said a virus is to blame for the killing of 200-300 Minnehaha Creek carp in June.

08/15/2011

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Toddler Rescued After Falling Into Minnehaha Creek

It was a dramatic rescue at Minnehaha Park on Wednesday.

07/28/2011

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High Water Levels Mean Slow Going On Lake Minnetonka

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.

05/18/2011

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Hopkins Demolishes Buildings, Makes Room For Park

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.

04/04/2011