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Most Wake Restrictions Lifted on Lake Minnetonka

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Most of the no-wake restrictions for Lake Minnetonka have been lifted as of Friday morning, but there are still limitations for boaters.

The Lake Minnetonka Conservation District is allowing wakes for boats that are at least 600 feet from shore. Smaller bays are still under full wake restrictions. Boaters are excited.

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Carver Co. Considers New Way to Keep Aquatic Invasive Species From Spreading

Carver County is considering a creative new approach to keep aquatic invasive species out of its lakes; all 115 of them.

This week, the county board proposed the idea of a single location for all boat inspections. Some call the idea innovative, others say it's inconvenient.

Jury Convicts Minneapolis Man in 2012 Murder

A Hennepin County jury convicted a Minneapolis man in the murder of a 25-year-old man more than two years after it happened.

Weekend Box Office: 'Hercules' and 'Lucy'

Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend.

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Semi Carrying Cheese Rolls Over in Monticello, Backs Up Traffic on I-94W

Traffic on Interstate 94 was backed up from Monticello to Rogers after a crash Friday morning.

The crash happened on I-94 westbound near Highway 25 in a construction zone around 6 a.m. A semi-truck, reportedly carrying 70,000 pounds of cheese, rolled over.

Woman Run Over in City of Minnetonka Beach Dies, 1 Arrested

 David Christopher Meder - Photo: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

A 57-year-old woman who was hit by a vehicle Thursday night in a Lake Minnetonka town has died from her injuries, according to police.

The incident happened on the 2600 block of Arcola Lane around 8:30 p.m. in the City of Minnetonka Beach. Officers arrived on the scene to find the injured woman and provided first aid until medical crews arrived.

Cone Zone: Lane Closures will Snarl Traffic in South Metro this Weekend

Lane closures in the south metro are bound to snarl traffic this weekend.

Interstate 494 eastbound from Hardman Avenue in South St. Paul to Maxwell Avenue in Newport will be reduced to two lanes from 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday. Expect to find the biggest delays on Saturday.