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April 16, 2015
Ice-out moves north fast
DULUTH -- Ice has left Minnesota lakes from the Iowa border to near the Ontario border already this year, in most cases more than a week ahead of normal. Thanks to record warm temperatures, ample sunshine and strong winds in recent days, ice has been leaving lakes across the state...
April 16, 2015 - 11:35pm
On thin ice
Few of the signs marking thin ice around an aerated area of Willmar Lake are still standing Monday, as ice continues melting. Today may get in...
March 16, 2015 - 11:42pm
March 4, 2015
Man dies after falling through ice with grandson
ALEXANDRIA — A man pulled from a central Minnesota lake Tuesday has died, family members say, while his 2-year-old grandson was hospitalized...
March 4, 2015 - 11:44pm
World’s almost largest ice sculpture crashes in Superior
SUPERIOR -- An ice wall, expected to be the world’s largest ice sculpture, was commissioned by the city of Superior this past summer for $30,000 on the shores of Lake Superior in the Duluth-Superior area and expected to be the focal point of a big late February celebration....
February 4, 2015 - 7:00am
Couple's vehicle found at bottom of Lake Benton; Two remain missing
LAKE BENTON — Authorities searched Tuesday afternoon for a Lake Benton man and his girlfriend who apparently have died after going through the ice on the sprawling southwest Minnesota lake, which has the same name as the nearby town. Lake Benton is southwest of Marshall, and east...
February 4, 2015 - 6:00am
February 1, 2015
Zamboni driver gets arrested for DUI on ice
FARGO – The man who was arrested here Friday night on suspicion of driving a Zamboni while drunk during a high school hockey game was also...
February 1, 2015 - 10:25am
January 27, 2015
A warm winter
Water tumbles over rocks in Stony Brook at Fritz Loven Park in Lake Shore Tuesday afternoon. Above-normal temperatures have left many rivers...
January 27, 2015 - 11:50pm
Four cars drop into lakes in Cass County
WALKER, Minn. -- The Cass County Sheriff's Office responded to four incidents of vehicles going through thin ice during the past weekend. Just more than a week go, two other vehicles dropped into frigid waters. There were no serious injuries reported in the incidents, according...
January 27, 2015 - 7:00am
December 14, 2014
Warm weather leads to unsafe ice conditions; Sheriff's Office urges extreme caution
WILLMAR - After an early start to winter, many folks are welcoming the warm weather, but a March-like spate of above-freezing temperatures has...
December 14, 2014 - 3:56pm
April 5, 2014
Coming weeks are likely to shed light on winter kill in lakes; DNR officials expect some in west central Minn.
SPICER — We will likely discover winter kill of fish in some of the area’s shallow lakes when the ice melts in the upcoming weeks. While...
April 5, 2014 - 4:00am
February 8, 2014
Clear your natural gas meter of ice, snow to prevent problems
ST. PAUL — Cold weather and snow could cause a dangerous problem inside Minnesota homes heated with natural gas. Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Pipeline Safety officials are urging Minnesota residents to check gas meters on their homes and other buildings to be...
February 8, 2014 - 12:20am
January 6, 2014
Road crews fight a losing battle against a layer of ice
WILLMAR –– With bitter cold temperatures expected to continue for at least another day or two, highway maintenance crews are fighting a losing...
January 6, 2014 - 10:08pm
December 23, 2013
Video: U.S., Canada hit by snow and ice
(Reuters) - A band of severe weather from tornadoes to icy blasts left at least seven people dead as winter storms and severe weather pushed...
December 23, 2013 - 10:49am
December 16, 2013
Man rescued after ATV plunges into Green Lake
SPICER – A 74-year old Spicer man was rescued from Green Lake Sunday after the all-terrain vehicle he was driving plunged through the ice. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, officers received a call at 6:47 p.m. that an individual was in the water...
December 16, 2013 - 7:04am
May 13, 2013
Mille Lacs Lake ice wave crushes onto shore (videos)
Amateur video captures a wave of ice Saturday blanketing backyards and threatening houses in the Mille Lacs Lake area of Minnesota.
May 13, 2013 - 12:43pm