Less than a month into summer and there have been several drownings on Minnesota waterways. The latest numbers from the Department of Natural Resources show 25 drownings since May, six of which happened on boats. In every boating case, the victim wasn’t wearing a life jacket.
Two dozen people have died in Minnesota water accidents so far this year – five recently. That compares with 14 by the same time last year.
Even though they’re part of the family, dogs don’t get as warm of a welcome at public swimming pools. High-energy dogs need the nice, cool release as much as kids, though, and nothing pampers geriatric joints more than the low-impact stretch out of a good swim. When temperatures rise, and that furry fella needs a cool dip, count on these five Minnesota swimming holes for the perfect poolside day for your pup.
One of the leaders of Minnesota’s swimming and diving program is leaving to take over the women’s team at Marshall University.
Since you can’t go jump in a lake, how about hitting another beach? There’s no need to travel far and you won’t have to deal with the sand.
Michael Phelps has glided through preliminaries in the 200-meter freestyle and 100 butterfly at the Minneapolis Grand Prix.
Officials in East Grand Forks will soon discuss the future of the city’s 48-year-old pool.
Lake Hiawatha in south Minneapolis has been closed to swimming because of high bacteria levels.
Police are investigating after a 71-year-old man was found dead in a swimming pool Sunday evening.
Minneapolis is going retro this summer to help people enjoy the warm weather on the city’s lakes.
Everyone deserves to feel amazing in swimsuit. Whether you are looking for something to bask poolside or play on the beach, there are plenty of styles to choose from throughout the Twin Cities.
California won three events to take a commanding 63 1/2-point lead at the NCAA men’s swimming championships Friday night.
The Big Ten Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships start Wednesday at the U of M Campus. Mike Grimm previews the event.
Mike Grimm takes you inside the Gopher Athletic programs each day. Today, an update on the success of the Women’s Swimming and Diving team.
By Mike Max, WCCO-TV Who: Edina’s Mike Gratz is this week’s rally star. Why: He’s ranked No. 1 in both the 800 and 100 freestyle and is doing it with a great work ethic.