Healthy Fish, Ash Borer Eradication: This Cold Snap Has Some UpsidesAnother reason the cold is good for the lakes is that it helps preserve the ice by giving balance to our warmer winter days.
Invasive Algae Found In Medicine LakeStarry stonewort is an alga that looks similar to other native plants and can form dense mats, which can interfere with use of a lake and compete with native plants.
Man Found Dead In Home After Bounty Hunters Call 911Authorities are investigating after a man died of a gunshot wound Sunday in the west metro.
Sheriff: Body Found In Plymouth's Medicine LakeFishermen on Medicine Lake in Plymouth found a body in the water Saturday, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff: Child In Kayak Hit By Boat On Medicine LakeAuthorities say a child was hospitalized after being hit by a boat on a lake in the west Twin Cities metro Friday afternoon.
Fire Damages Plymouth Home, No InjuriesAuthorities say there were no injuries but a Plymouth home sustained significant damage in a fire Monday afternoon. Crews were called at about 3:30 p.m. to a home on 29th Avenue N. in Plymouth after somebody ice fishing on Medicine Lake spotted flames and called 911.
Ice Anglers, Businesses Irked By Mild TempsA vacant parking lot at Hardy's Boats and Bait on Medicine Lake tells a state-wide story. Instead of ice houses, they see golden eyes and mergansers. But ducks are the last thing ice anglers want to see this time of year -- and days like Friday do not help.
Drought Could Impact Fishing On Minnesota LakesThe walleye opener is just 11 days away, and anglers could be dealing with some shallow lakes. The majority of the state, about 92 percent, is experiencing moderate drought conditions. Less than 20 percent of the state was that dry last year at this time.
Minnesota Veterans Take Part In Holes For HeroesSome local veterans got to take part in some friendly competition out on the ice Saturday. The Holes for Heroes fishing tournament was held on Medicine Lake Saturday afternoon. It's a free fishing event for Minnesota Military Veterans and their families.
Minnesotans Head Outdoors During Winter Warm-upMost Minnesotans are leaving the snow pants, boots and heavy coats at home. Instead, they’re choosing to shed the layers during a rare December warm-up.
Ice Fishing Season Starts Early In Twin CitiesWhile it may not be safe for driving, the ice formation is generally ahead of schedule. And if you ask Joe Harty, bait shop owner and 47-year Medicine Lake fisher, it's been a long time since it’s been ready this early.
Body Of Missing Kayaker Positively IdentifiedThe Hennepin County medical examiner's officer has identified a body pulled from a Plymouth lake as that of a missing kayaker. The medical examiner says 31-year-old Paul Myklebust of St. Louis Park apparently drowned. His death was ruled accidental.
Body Of Missing Man Found In Medicine Lake The search for a man who fell out of a kayak over the weekend on Medicine Lake has ended. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office announced Monday afternoon that deputies found the body of 31-year-old Paul Myklebust, of St. Louis Park, using sonar equipment.
Search Continues For Man Who Went Missing On Medicine Lake The search continued Sunday for a missing man on Medicine Lake. Paul Myklebust, 31, and another man were kayaking on Medicine Lake early Saturday morning when the kayak flipped. The other person made to shore, but Myklebust didn't.
Officials: Crews Search Medicine Lake For Missing ManAuthorities are searching Medicine Lake for a missing Twin Cities man Saturday. They are looking for 31-year-old Paul Myklebust of St. Louis Park. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff's office, Myklebust was at a party on Medicine Lake.