Woman Swims Across Lake Nokomis To Raise Money For Cancer ResearchShe was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. Now three years later, she's making big strides. Mary Gooze, 64, swam across Lake Nokomis Tuesday in an effort to find a cure for her condition, metastatic breast cancer, which has spread to her bones.
Funeral To Be Held Monday For Teen Who Died Of Suspected Brain InfectionA funeral will be held Monday for the teenager who died from a rare infection he likely got while swimming last week.
Get Movin' Monday: Relieve Bloating And Water WeightBeach season is upon us and nothing is worse when you are going to be in a swimsuit all day than bloating and water weight.
State Patrol Tickets Driver For Makeshift Pool In TruckIf you ever thought about creating a swimming pool out of the back of your pick-up truck, you may want to think again. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a driver in St. Michael was given a ticket for illegal operation after a trooper discovered the truck bed filled with water.
Police: Missing Swimmer Scare 'False Alarm'The Hennepin County Water Patrol says a report of a missing swimmer Saturday morning at a Minneapolis lake was a false alarm. Minneapolis Police received report that a swimmer disappeared at Lake Harriet, but the water patrol confirmed at about 11:20 a.m. that no one was missing.
Big Marine Beach Closed For Swimmer's Itch TreatmentThe swimming beach at Big Marine will be closed for a few days this week as officials treat it for swimmer's itch. Washington County's Big Marine Park and Reserve will treat the beach from noon on Wednesday, June 24 to noon on Friday, June 26.
Twin Cities Swimmers Joining In On World Record AttemptA new record for the world's largest simultaneous swimming lesson could have been beaten on Thursday morning.
Dog Dies Of Apparent Blue-Green Algae Poisoning In Douglas Co.One dog is ill and another has died after swimming in a Douglas County lake. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, DCSO Water Patrol received a report of one dog becoming ill and another dog becoming ill, and ultimately dying, after swimming in Red Rock Lake.
Best Places To Buy Swimsuits In MinnesotaWhen bathing suit season arrives, many of us think of sipping tropical drinks on sunny beaches in Florida. Though Minnesota is landlocked, there's still a need for the perfect swimsuit for the summer season.
Minnesota Tourist Drowns While Swimming In Gulf Of MexicoAuthorities say a 44-year-old Minnesota man apparently drowned while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico.
Minn. Deputy Paralyzed In Mexico Swimming AccidentWhat started as a winter vacation getaway turned into a struggle to survive for a Minnesota deputy. Last month, 39-year-old Jeff Edwards was vacationing with his girlfriend and other friends in Ixtapa, Mexico. While swimming in the ocean, he got caught in a wave and was slammed into the ocean floor.
A Call Out To Lifeguards In The Dead Of WinterRamsey County Parks and Recreation is looking for lifeguards. They need help at Battle Creek Waterworks and the county's five guarded swimming beaches at Long Lake Regional Park, Tony Schmidt Regional Park, Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park, Lake Josephine County Park and Lake McCarrons County Park.