'We're Young And Healthy': Pandemic Not On The Minds Of Some 4th Of July Revelers On Lake MinnetonkaWith many official events canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, people still got out in the hot weather to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday on Lake Minnetonka.
After 100+ Got Sick On Big Island Last Year, Officials Brace For 1st COVID July 4thBig Island on Lake Minnetonka is known for being a place to tie up a boat and party during the Fourth of July.
Lake Minnetonka Adopts New Ordinance To ‘Prevent Fecal Matter Discharge In Water’The new ordinance will be enforced on the water this summer, and offenders could face a petty misdemeanor.
'What's Going On?': Number Of Sickened Lake Minnetonka 4th Of July Boaters Nears 120Officials say the number of people reportedly sickened while boating around Big Island on Lake Minnetonka over the Fourth of July has grown to nearly 120.
Illnesses Reported Over July 4th Weekend Potentially Linked To Lake MinnetonkaHennepin County Public Health is investigating several reports of illness possibly connected to Big Island in Lake Minnetonka.
SCSU Volleyball Team Returns From Hawaii After Hurricane LaneTropical Storm Lane -- formerly Hurricane Lane -- hit the Big Island with nearly 4 feet of rain over three days.
St. Cloud State Volleyball Team Caught In Hurricane LaneCoach Chad Braegelmann said the team spent a few sunny days in the state before having to move to safety on another part of Big Island.
Crews Work To Clean Up Lake Minnetonka, Big Island After July 4 PartyOn Tuesday, hundreds of boaters dropped anchor at Lake Minnetonka's Big Island. But after the party, the area is littered with trash.
Veteran Groups Blast Orono City Council For Big Island Dock ClosureFor nearly 90 years, Big Island on Lake Minnetonka was the site of a 56-acre camp set aside for Minnesota’s war veterans.
5 Best Excursions On Hawaii's Big IslandFive recommendations for fascinating excursions on the Big Island of Hawaii
Volunteers Step Up To Clean Water, Shoreline At Big Island, MinnetonkaOne of the busiest spots to drop anchor on Lake Minnetonka is also the most likely place to find boaters’ trash. Over the weekend, boaters will spend hours at Big Island. By Monday, the area is littered with garbage.
Best National Parks To Visit In WinterRead on for five of the country’s best national parks to visit in winter, one of which may require both generous amounts of sunscreen and rain gear.
Lauren's Science Corner: Lava, Lahars, and Magma, Oh My!On Friday, the Big Island of Hawaii declared a state of emergency as lava flows from the Kilauea volcano threatened a residential area. Mount Kilauea has been constantly erupting since 1983, yet in late-June new vents, cracks in the Earth’s surface through which lava erupts, opened on the volcano’s north-eastern flank.
Minnetonka Power Squadron Gives 'Hope Kids' A Special DayAs kids step from the boats and onto the docks at Big Island, a day of fun and pleasure awaits each one of them. As parents of special needs children will tell you, the health challenges of one child affect the entire family. Nobody knows that better than Stacy McAllister.
Health Officials Say 3 E. Coli Cases Linked To Lake MinnetonkaState health officials said Friday at least three people have been diagnosed with E. coli from swimming near Big Island on Lake Minnetonka over the Fourth of July holiday. Health officials said the illnesses happened with young adults that were all within the seven-county Twin Cities metro.