Fate Of Pond Hockey Championships Being Decided This WeekThis week, organizers of the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships are supposed to decide what to do about the event given the unseasonably warm weather.
Warm December Puts U.S. Pond Hockey Championships In PerilOrganizers of the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships may announce some big changes next week to the popular outdoor event. The ice is far from ready on Lake Nokomis with less than a month until the outdoor tournament. The warm December weather has kept the Minneapolis lake from freezing over.
Thousands Turn Out For Walk Against Breast CancerThe "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk" around Lake Nokomis was Saturday. The walk raises awareness about the disease and funds for research.
2 Arrested In Robbery Of 90-Year-Old WomanPolice say two women have been arrested in connection with a 90-year-old woman's robbery in South Minneapolis last week. Marguerite Cornish was walking home after one of her weekly visits to Oxendale's Market near Lake Nokomis.
Paddleboarding On Nokomis: Fitness & Leisure Working In TandemWe're in the final days of July, so there's no time like the present to get out on the water. Take your pick: kayaking, tubing, water skiing, or how about SUP? On Tuesday, WCCO This Morning's Ali Lucia headed to Lake Nokomis for a little walk on the water. SUP stands for "stand up paddleboarding."
Woman Swims Across Lake Nokomis To Raise Money For Cancer ResearchShe was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. Now three years later, she's making big strides. Mary Gooze, 64, swam across Lake Nokomis Tuesday in an effort to find a cure for her condition, metastatic breast cancer, which has spread to her bones.
DNR, Mpls. Park Board Demos Proper Tree PlantingThe month of May is dedicated to planting trees in Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board demonstrated perfect tree planting at Lake Nokomis Park Friday afternoon.
Mpls. Parks And Rec Close Outdoor Skating Rinks Due To Warm WeatherThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is warning everyone to be cautious if they plan to go out on the ice. Thanks to our warmer weather, ice on a number of lakes has thinned considerably.
New Technology Keeps Ice Smooth At U.S. Pond Hockey ChampionshipsCrews at the U.S. Pond Hockey Championship are using cutting-edge technology to keep the ice smooth and safe. More than 500 hockey games on 25 rinks all on one lake can chew up the ice pretty good.
Pond Hockey Tourney Draws Teams From Literally EverywhereHundreds of hockey players are hitting the ice this weekend as part of the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships. It's a chance to lace up your skates and celebrate hockey the way nature intended.
Crews Prep Lake Nokomis For The U.S. Pond Hockey ChampionshipsSkating out on the pond started a bit later this winter, all thanks to the warmer December Minnesota had. But, the cold temps are back just in time for the 10th Annual U.S. Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Nokomis.
Volunteers Sought For US Pond Hockey ChampionshipsVolunteers are being sought for the 2015 U.S. Pond Hockey Championships next month in Minneapolis.
Minnesotans Brace For Last Weekend Of SummerThis is the last official summer weekend before the fall season starts, and some Minnesotans are not letting it go to waste. At Lake Nokomis Park in south Minneapolis Thursday, I found Emily Barter and Jamie Fassett-Carman sitting on a towel, debating on whether they should go into the chilly water.
Volunteers Clean Minnehaha Creek After FloodsOrganizers say hundreds of volunteers have collected about three tons of trash during a cleanup of Minnehaha Creek near the Twin Cities following heavy summer floods. The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District says volunteers and park workers spent most of Sunday cleaning up and assessing damage along Hiawatha and Nokomisthe lakes and the creek, which branches off the Mississippi River.
Funeral Held For South High Football Player Family and friends gathered Saturday morning to remember a Minneapolis high school football player who drowned. Sha-kym Adams, 15, was swimming at Lake Nokomis last week with some teammates when he went under water.