Ice Out Declared On Lake Minnetonka, About 2 Weeks Earlier Than Average DateThe county says the average ice out date is around April 13. The record for the earliest ice out was March 11 in 1878 -- while the latest was recorded on May 5 in 2018.
DNR Warns Lake Goers Of Deteriorating IceThe recent warm weather has quickly worsened ice conditions across the state.
DNR: Early 'Fish Kill' On Minnesota Lakes Isn't Cause For AlarmWarmer temperatures this week will be accompanied with ice melt, which can bring an unsightly and smelly situation to some Minnesota lakes.
Solid Ice Means Solid Business For Minnesota's Ice Fishing GuidesThis arctic air is quickly transforming Minnesota's lakes.
Authorities Investigating Snowmobile Hit-And-Run On Lake MinnetonkaPeter Kissinger saw one of the snowmobiles go right through the portable ice house in which his girlfriend was sitting.
Minnesotans Weigh In On 2021: Fresh Start? Or Same Old, Same Old?It's safe to say many were happy to see 2020 come to a close, but the reality is: Things don't change overnight.
Lake Minnetonka Polar Plunge Goes On For New Year's Day"Some things don't change, and that's the temperature of that water. It's still at freezing," said Wenmark.
Lord Fletcher’s Announces Temporary Closure For Winter Due To PandemicLord Fletcher’s announced that it will temporarily close for winter starting in mid-October.
Boat Erupts Into Flames On Lake Minnetonka's Smith's BaySome boaters had a very scary Sunday evening on Lake Minnetonka.
Water Skier Injured On Lake Minnetonka After Accident Involving Hennepin Co. Water Patrol BoatA water skier was injured following an accident Saturday morning involving a water patrol boat.
DJ Stokes ID'd As Man Who Drowned In Lake Minnetonka While Trying Save FriendThe Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office says he and two women went into the water to help a woman who fell into the lake from a pontoon.
Body Of Man Who Drowned Trying To Rescue Swimmer Found In Lake MinnetonkaThe Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office says he and two women went into the water to help a woman who fell into the lake from a pontoon.
Lake Minnetonka Search Underway After Man Goes Missing Saving Another SwimmerThe Hennepin County Water Patrol are searching for a missing swimmer in Lake Minnetonka Thursday evening.
A Banner Year For Lake Minnetonka Fishing, For Those Who Can Endure The Water TrafficThe tradition-rich fishery that is Lake Minnetonka has turned into a fisherman's nightmare.
'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.