Out on Lake Mille Lacs, the last thing you expect to see is a deer. Angie Barrows captured video on her cell phone this weekend of a deer struggling in the water about two miles from shore.
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and for many that will mean time in the pool. But before you jump in, experts recommend heeding some pool safety tips for all ages. A report from CPSC says 390 children younger than age 15 drown in pools and spas every year.
The Centers for Disease Control estimate that nearly 3 of 5 public swimming pools are contaminated with fecal matter. The figures from their tests of polls conducted during last summer’s swim season showed about 58 percent of the samples tested positive for E. coli.
Just because it’s getting colder, it doesn’t mean you should put the kids’ swimsuits away. There’s a new swim school open in the Twin Cities that focuses on kids.
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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.
Missy Franklin won two more races, Ricky Berens took the 200-yard butterfly and Ryan Lochte won the 100 backstroke Saturday night in USA Swimming’s Minneapolis Grand Prix.