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Authorities: Boat Falls On, Kills Person In Minnetrista

One person is dead after a boat fell on top of him or her in Minnetrista Sunday evening, according to the Minnetrista Fire Department.


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Enchanted Island Turned Into A Dumping Ground

A quiet channel on Lake Minnetonka has been turned into a dump site. It’s happening in Minnetrista, near what’s known as Enchanted Island.


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Worker Killed After Being Trapped In Garbage Truck

A man died after getting trapped in a garbage truck early Wednesday morning in Minnetrista.


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Finding Minnesota: Big Stone Mini Golf

Most owners of valuable art collections might be nervous about having children play around them — not to mention children with golf clubs.


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Another Round Of Storm Damage

Thousands of Xcel Energy customers were still without power Tuesday morning following heavy thunderstorms that pounded parts of the Twin Cities Monday.


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Pulte Plans To Build Homes In 5 Metro Neighborhoods

Though residential construction is at its lowest level in decades, one development company has plans to build 208 new houses in the metro’s inner-ring this year.


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Mother, 2 Children Escape Minnetrista House Fire

A mother of two woke up from an afternoon nap to find herself surrounded by smoke and her Minnetrista house on fire.


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Best Picnic Spots Around The Twin Cities

Looking to take a tasty retreat? Well, you don’t have to pony up the big bucks at a restaurant — just get outside and enjoy fine living outdoors. If you believe that the grass is always greener on the other side, you haven’t seen all the best picnic spots in the Twin Cities. This list contains 10 great places for dining outdoors, but if you have a favorite spot, we’d like to hear about that place too. So, pack up the picnic basket and enjoy the scenery that makes the land of 10,000 lakes so great!

CBS Minnesota–06/02/2011

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13 Crews Fight House Fire In Minnetrista

Crews were battling a fully-engulfed house fire in Minnetrista, Minn. Friday afternoon.




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