Minnesota DNR Issues Boat Safety Reminder Ahead Of Labor DaySo far this year, 13 people have lost their lives in boating accidents in Minnesota. That's the highest number since 2011 for this time of year.
‘Safe Outdoor Activity’: Minn. Boat Sharing Rental Co. Sees Huge Demand During PandemicYour Boat Club, a boat sharing rental company, saw nearly a 300% increase in new memberships compared to this time last year. And the company implemented safety policies and new cleaning procedures.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hennepin County Sheriff Offers Tips For Boating Safely While Social DistancingNow that the 2020 boating season has begun, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is offering tips on how boaters can get out on the water while complying with Gov. Walz's calls for social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sheriff: Nearly 40 Citations, 0 Injuries Relating To Impaired Boating Over July 4 HolidayThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office reports they issued nearly 40 citations, but did not respond to any impaired boating-related injuries or deaths over the Fourth of July Holiday.
Missing Lino Lakes Boater FoundA boater who was reported missing on Lake Peltier in Lino Lakes was found dead late Saturday.
Woman Hospitalized After Suffering Severe Cuts From Pontoon PropellerA 19-year-old swimmer suffered severe cuts on her leg Saturday when she tried to climb into a pontoon boat and was struck by a propeller.
Minnesota Boating Fatalities Remain High In 2016Alcohol is the top factor in boating deaths and accidents.
Lake-Goers Urged To Make Sure Boats Are SecureLast weekend, many Minnesotans spent their holiday on the water, but for three groups of boaters, their Fourth of July plans never got off the ground near Lake Minnetonka.
Minnesota Sportsmen's Show Returns To St. Paul For 46th YearCalling all outdoorsmen and women! The Minnesota Sportsmen's Show is back at the St. Paul River Centre for the 46th year.
2015 Sees Highest Boat-Related Fatalities In A DecadeMinnesota ended 2015 with its highest number of boating deaths in a decade. The DNR said there were 18 boating-related deaths last year. The Star Tribune reports that's the most since 23 people died in 2005.
Investigators: Exhaust Pipe Found Chewed By Animals In Girl's Boating DeathThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office has released more information on what may have led to a 7-year-old girl's death after boating on Lake Minnetonka.
Funeral Set For 7-Year-Old Who Died Of CO Poisoning Funeral arrangements have been set of an Edina 2nd grader who died of carbon monoxide poisoning Sunday.
Cities Pass Crooked Lake Wake RestrictionsOn a sunny fall day, a passing speedboat on Crooked Lake creates a postcard-like setting. It is an opportunity for peaceful recreation without leaving the metro. But the sounds of passing speedboats caused some homeowners to fear losing their shoreline during the summer of 2014.
Volunteers Clean Up Lake MinnetonkaAn effort to clean up a popular Twin Cities lake is underway Saturday. Dozens of volunteers will comb the beaches and shoreline of Lake Minnetonka to pick up all the trash left behind from a busy summer of boating. They will also hand out garbage bags at boat launches to encourage boaters to recycle.
Man, 76, Drowns After Pontoon OverturnsA 76-year-old Clara City, Minnesota, man drowned Friday after his pontoon boat flipped over on a small lake in Kandiyohi County.