Golfers Hit Lake Minnetonka For The 'Chilly Open'Lake Minnetonka becomes a frozen golf course this weekend. Saturday is the Chilly Open on Wayzata Bay. There are three, nine-hole courses. Tennis balls and hockey pucks replace golf balls and clubs in this tournament.
Working For The Weekend: The Loppet, Frozen Golf & A RodeoAfter a healthy dose of winter weather this week, we're all ready to get outside and enjoy the snow. There is a fantastic line-up of events taking place to help you embrace winter in Minnesota in Working for the Weekend.
Principal: 8-Year-Old Girl Died Of Carbon Monoxide PoisoningThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate after an 8-year-old girl died over the weekend in a boating incident on Lake Minnetonka.
Sheriff: Child Dies In Lake Minnetonka Medical Emergency A 7-year-old girl died Sunday afternoon after a medical emergency on Lake Minnetonka, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.
Sheriff: 2 Vehicles Break Through Ice On Lake MinnetonkaTwo different vehicles broke through the ice on Lake Minnetonka Wednesday night. The Hennepin County Sheriff's office says the first vehicle -- an SUV with two teenage boys from Edina inside -- went through thin ice near the Gray's Bay channel in Wayzata Bay at about 5:40 p.m.
Wayzata Bay Boat Collision Tosses 2-Year-Old Boy In LakeTwo collided on Wayzata Bay on Lake Minnetonka Sunday morning, resulting in a two-year-old boy being knocked overboard. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office, two boats – both approximately 22-feet-long – struck each other while traveling the in the same direction 200 feet from shore before 10 a.m. One boat was described as a runabout, and the other a deck boat. The runabout had four passengers, including the boy who was thrown in to the lake on impact. He was wearing a life jacket, and was pulled from the water by his father.
2 Dead After Car Goes Through Ice On Lake MinnetonkaThe two people who were hospitalized after their car fell through the ice Saturday in a channel between Gray's Bay and Wayzata Bay on Lake Minnetonka have died, according to authorities.
Car Falls Through The Ice On Lake Minnetonka's Gray's BayA car fell through the ice Saturday on Gray's Bay on Lake Minnetonka, says Hennepin County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Lisa Kiava.