Drought Conditions, Low Water Levels Leading To Costly Repairs For BoatersDrought conditions mean water levels are down in lakes across the state. Boaters say they haven't seen anything like it in 15 years.
Search Expanded For Missing Lake Of The Woods BoatersLaw enforcement officers looking for three missing men on the Lake of the Woods in northern Minnesota have expanded their search.
Driver In Weekend Boat Accident Charged With Vehicular HomicideThe boat driver involved in last weekend’s deadly Fourth of July accident in northern Minnesota is now charged with criminal vehicular homicide.
Victim In Cass Lake Boating Accident Was A Swim CoachFamily and friends are mourning the loss of an Eden Prairie woman who died in a Fourth of July boating accident.
Woman Dies After Being Thrown From Boat, Driver Arrested On DWIOfficials in northern Minnesota say a 50-year-old woman died after being thrown from a boat on the Fourth of July.
Duluth Authorities Pull Man From Submerged CarA man has been hospitalized after being rescued from a submerged car in St. Louis Bay in Duluth Saturday morning.
Search For Shipwreck Yields Trove Of UncertaintyExcited shipwreck hunters and scientists assembled in a Lake Michigan fishing village last June, hoping to solve a mystery dating back more than three centuries: the fate of a ship sailed by the 17th century French explorer René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, during a voyage of discovery extending from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico.
Eagle Crashes Into Boat Shrink Wrap On Interstate A couple towing a boat to northern Minnesota got a surprise visitor: a bald eagle crashed through the shrink wrap while they were traveling on Interstate 94 in Wisconsin. The eagle dove across the top of the pickup truck of Scott and Marilyn Kregness as they crossed the Red Cedar River near Menomonie at about 70 miles an hour on Friday, according to the Chippewa Herald.
‘She Is My Lifesaver’: Man Credits Fiancée In River Rescue A Minneapolis couple that first responders say were seconds away from drowning described Tuesday their dramatic rescue on the Mississippi River last week.
The World's 7 Coolest Floating HotelsFrom retired ocean liners and rock-themed submarines, to tricked-out houseboats and huts tied to inner tubes, here are seven of the world's coolest.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Place To See Fall Colors: Taylor's FallsIn the land of 10,000 hues come autumn, WCCO viewers sent Matt Brickman to Taylors Falls, Minn., to get a taste of the state's very best. Once in Taylors Falls, there's also a vantage point that you won't find just anywhere in Minnesota.
Capsized Duck Hunter's Life Saved By Good SamaritanA 61-year-old man is counting his blessings, happy to be alive after his boat capsized while duck hunting. Gary Veenhuis fell into Pelican Lake in Buffalo Township before sunrise Monday morning. The Albertville man was in the cold water for more than two hours. Then a stranger came along.
Cruise Line Ship Sinks In HudsonA cruise line ship measuring approximately 60 feet and boasting multiple decks started sinking on Friday near Hudson, Wis. A report came in the overnight hours that the ship was taking on water.
Deputy Accused Of Molesting 4 Boys During Fishing TripsA 29-year-old sheriff's deputy in Mille Lacs County is accused of having inappropriate sexual conduct with four boys last month. Aaron Joseph Heuer, of Isle, Minn., faces a total of four counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and another four counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Police: Juvenile Charged After Stealing Jeep, Boat From Albert Lea DrivewayPolice in Albert Lea say they arrested a 17-year-old boy Sunday after he allegedly stole a Jeep and the boat it was towing, and led officers on a not-so-high-speed chase through a residential neighborhood.