North Commons Water Park Announces Free Admission And Swim LessonsNorth Commons Water Park in Minneapolis announced free admission and free swimming lessons available through the summer.
What Are The Hidden Dangers Of Swimming In Open Water?Halfway through June and already there’s been a dozen drownings across the Twin Cities, nine in Hennepin County alone.
Marine From Minnesota Reported Drowned In JapanThe mother of Lance Cpl. Eric John Niss-De Jesus says that his body has been recovered.
2 Children Drown In Separate Incidents In Twin Cities PoolsAuthorities say a 4-year-old died five days after he was found in the pool at a downtown Minneapolis hotel. On Wednesday, a 5-year-old boy drowned in a pool at a Burnsville apartment complex.
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.
Woman Drowns In Leech LakeCass County Sheriff Tom Burch said that police were contacted about a medical emergency at Woodland Resort, which is on Kabekona Bay in Shingobee Township.
With Summer Nearly Here, Swim Safety Is Key With KidsNew guidance says swim lessons can help children after age 1, and home pools need to be surrounded by four-foot fencing and a locked gate.
2018 Has Been A Deadly Year On The Great LakesThe deaths have prompted efforts to increase safety along Great Lakes beaches.
Cranberries Singer O'Riordan Drowned After DrinkingCoroner Shirley Radcliffe ruled Dolores O'Riordan's death an accident.
Boy, 7, Pulled From Mississippi River DiesOfficials aren't releasing the boy's identity until more relatives are notified.
Drownings Mark Deadly Weekend On Minnesota LakesA day meant to celebrate Nitaya Keodouangdy turned into tragedy on Lake Minnetonka.
Warm Saturday Marks Deadly Day On Minnesota WatersIt was a deadly day on the water across Minnesota as people tried to keep cool in yesterday's 90-degree temperatures.
DNR Pushes Life Jacket Safety After Increased DrowningsLess than a month into summer and there have been several drownings on Minnesota waterways. The latest numbers from the Department of Natural Resources show 25 drownings since May, six of which happened on boats. In every boating case, the victim wasn't wearing a life jacket.
Task Force Spreading Word On Water SafetyWith 25 drownings this summer in area pools, ponds and lakes, a newly formed task force is spreading the word about water safety.
Lifeguards Under Scrutiny After Record DrowningsMinnesota has had a record number of drownings this year. According to the DNR, 27 people have drowned in incidents not involving a boat. Nine others drowned in incidents involving a boat.