Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes offer wide-open spaces for fast boats and personal watercraft. But for a quieter, more relaxing day on the water, there are seven rivers in the state, designated as “wild, scenic and recreational.”
People in Cannon Valley are slowly recovering after torrential rain left roads underwater, basements flooded and farm fields soaked.
The state is saturated after another round of heavy rains. In Welch, a small town near Red Wing, a roadway washed away because of fast-rising waters.
An autopsy shows the skier who crashed into a chair lift tower post at Welch Village Ski Area in southeastern Minnesota died of a heart attack.