The 2014 fishing season has officially kicked off, with the state’s lieutenant governor taking a quick 2-0 lead over Gov. Mark Dayton in walleye catches. Dayton and Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon began the fishing season Saturday morning at one minute after midnight. They and others took to the waters at the Grand View Lodge on Gull Lake in Nisswa.
The start of the fishing season is just hours away, and fishermen and women are gearing up to head out at midnight.
The Governor’s Fishing Opener kicks off the walleye and northern pike season at midnight Friday. This year’s festivities are being held in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Gov. Mark Dayton will fish out of Grand View Lodge in Nisswa on Gull Lake.
With the long, cold winter we all endured, we weren’t sure this day would ever come. The Freshwater Society and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Water Patrol officially made the call Thursday morning that the ice is now officially out on Lake Minnetonka.
A 23-year-old Nisswa man died Friday morning after the car he was in veered to avoid stalled traffic and collided with an on-coming van, the State Patrol says.
A candidate with a well-known Minnesota name has jumped into the race for Congress. Stewart Mills, a third generation vice president of the Midwest retail chain store Mills Fleet Farm, is a Republican running to unseat the incumbent Democratic Congressman Rick Nolan.
At least three workers were injured Friday in a construction accident at a northern Minnesota church.
Crews responded to a church in Nisswa after a collapse occurred while workers were constructing an addition. Authorities said the collapse happened at the Timberwood Church on Highway 371 at about 7:15 a.m. Friday.
We will never grow pineapples or enjoy lakeside palm trees in Minnesota. But now we can “hang 10.” Stand up paddle boarding has exploded in popularity over the past few years.
The 3-year-old Nisswa boy who drowned in Edna Lake has been identified.
Authorities said a 3-year-old boy is dead as the result of an apparent drowning in a Nisswa Lake Monday night. The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office was called at about 6:25 p.m. Monday on a report of an unresponsive 3-year-old boy who was found in Lake Edna in Nisswa.
It was planned to be a huge fundraiser for a central Minnesota Boy Scout camp. But Washington’s budget cuts have grounded a popular and profitable air show.
On Thursday, Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer headed up to the Brainerd Lakes Area. Wind chills were recorded as low as 40 below, but that didn’t stop the two from visiting Gull Lake in Nisswa.
On Friday morning, Irene Hagen got a call to her Nisswa home from her daughter in Newtown, Connecticut. Joann Hagen Bacon told Irene that 6-year-old Charlotte’s school was in lockdown and she was headed that way. It wouldn’t be for another few hours they would learn their granddaughter was one of the 20 first-graders killed.
This weekend’s snowstorm made for some good waves on Lake Superior.