North Minneapolis will soon be home to a new kind of pool. It’s one of the first public, natural filtration swimming ponds in North America. At Webber Park, they’ll use plant and natural microbes to clarify and purify the water, instead of chemicals for sterilization and disinfection.
Authorities say a Mankato man drowned in a popular swimming spot.
A 6-year-old Duluth boy was found unresponsive in a Cloquet swimming pond and later died at a hospital.