More Rules In Place To Prevent Repeat Of Lake Minnetonka's Big Island Stomach Bug Outbreak"When we have all these people in a very small area, you know, it's kind of like sharing a giant bath tub,” MDH's Trisha Robinson said.
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.
New Penalties For Underage Drinking On Boats On Lake MinnetonkaAuthorities at Lake Minnetonka have a new way of enforcing underage drinking laws on boats. Starting Friday, owners and operators of boats will be held responsible for any underage drinking that happens on their boat.
Minimum Wake Restriction Still In Effect On Lake MinnetonkaBoaters and other lake goers are still being asked to go slow on Lake Minnetonka. On June 5, the Lake Minnetonka Conservation District implemented an "Emergency High Water" declaration, during which it is against the law for any watercraft to go at a speed that would result in more than a minimum wake.
Early Boating Season? Think Again It is the time of year when boaters start thinking of heading onto the water. But this year, homeowners on Lake Minnetonka are finding their docks fall a little short.