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Minnesota has experienced its deadliest boating season since 2005

Minnesota has seen 17 boating-related deaths so far this year.

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Low water levels: Is it already time to take the boat off the water?

The DNR is urging Minnesotans to consider it in some situations.

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Notable uptick in BWIs on Lake Minnetonka over 4th of July weekend

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota DNR provided BWI figures.

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The most offbeat DNR conservation officer reports from the past week

An impatient Jeep driver, a bald eagle in a kennel, and more.

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Search effort underway for missing swimmer in western MN lake

He was swimming from a boat Sunday when he went missing.

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Man dies after falling off boat in Boundary Waters

The incident occurred on Trout Lake on Memorial Day.

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3 safe after canoe capsizes on northern Minnesota lake

"This scenario ended well. Some unfortunately don’t. Cold water can kill."

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1 dead after speeding boater slams into docked boat on MN lake

The crash happened on Saturday afternoon while the man was docked at his property.

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Diver pulls 20-year-old drowning victim from Stearns County lake

There were also three water emergencies in St. Louis County.

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Body recovered during search for man on lake near Alexandria

The search started on Friday evening, and continued through Saturday.

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Body found in search for missing boater on Prior Lake

The body was found around noon on Monday.

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Boy, 9, seriously injured when hit by pontoon motor

A woman was driving the pontoon in reverse trying to reach the boy.

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8 people rescued from lake after speedboat's motor tears off

The boat immediately took on water and began to sink.

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Man who drowned in Lake Minnetonka remembered as 'Tonka Tom'

A GoFundMe page has been set up for the man's son.

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Chanhassen man ID'd as boater who drowned on Lake Minnetonka

The boaters encountered rough waters on May 4. They weren't wearing life jackets.

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1 dead after boaters thrown overboard on Lake Minnetonka

The incident was reported just before 10:30 a.m.

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Frightening experience on Lake Minnetonka: 'Turn around! We're sinking'

Water had risen a foot within five minutes of launching on Saturday.

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Coronavirus: More professions are added to MN's 'essential worker' list

The Stay at Home order has been loosened, with an eye towards boating season.

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'Ice Out' officially declared on Lake Minnetonka

It marks the start of what is sure to be a really weird boating season.