Trapped Loon In Icy Minnesota Lake Captures Worldwide AttentionPeople from all over the world are rooting for "Gilligan, "a young loon who is still swimming in open water on the Crow Wing chain of lakes, near Nevis, just weeks after other loons migrated to warmer temperatures down south.
Minnesota Pollution Officials Add 15 Bodies Of Water To Impaired Waters ListMinnesota pollution officials on Monday released a proposed impaired waters list for 2022, an update that included the addition of 15 northeastern and central Minnesota water bodies where fish have been contaminated with long-lasting chemicals.
High Levels Of E. Coli Won’t Stop Beachgoers Amid Hot StreakAs the heatwave continues, some beaches are closing because of high E. coli levels.
DNR Testing Solution To Thwart Zebra MusselsThe DNR may have a new weapon against an invasive species that's threatening Minnesota lakes.
Heat Blamed For Fish Kills In Southern Minn. LakesThe recent heat wave is blamed for killing thousands of fish in several southern Minnesota lakes. Most of the lakes are shallow, and thus more susceptible to summer fish kills, and most of the fish were northern pike, which prefer cold water.
Deadly Weekend On Lakes Has Authorities Urging CautionThe search will resume Monday morning for the latest apparent drowning victim, a boater who disappeared on Centerville Lake on Sunday.
Saturday Declared Minn. Cold Water Awareness DayThe ice may have gone out on Minnesota lakes, but safety experts warn that cold water is still a danger.
Twin Cities Campaign Raising Awareness For Zebra MusselsAs people get on Minnesota lakes, the Department of Natural Resources and others are asking to keep a close eye on zebra mussels. Now, there's a new campaign in the Twin Cities that's hoping to stop the spread.