The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is warning the ice on the state's lakes and rivers is still too thin to play on, so parents should keep a sharp eye on their children during the Thanksgiving holiday.
As the temperatures start to drop, ice will begin forming on area lakes and rivers. That has the DNR's Water Safety Specialist Tim Smalley concerned. He says today's topic for Winter Hazard Awareness Week is Outdoor Winter Safety and with that comes the need to be extra cautious around thi…
The Morrison County Sheriff is reminding you to use extreme caution when venturing out onto the ice this spring. Sheriff Michel Wetzel says spring ice is not as strong as ice during the winter season. He says the increasing strength of the sun and melting water weakens the ice.
A Waite Park man is ok after his truck broke through the ice on Pearl Lake Friday. The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says 42-year-old Bryan Spychala was driving his one-ton pick-up on a previously plowed road when the front of the truck broke through the ice.
After responding to three incidents on Lake Minnetonka, Hennepin County is warning people about thin ice. The Hennepin County sheriff's office reports that two snowmobiles and a backhoe either drove into open water or fell through thin ice on the big lake over the weekend. No one was hurt.