Minnesota Lake News

09/05/2018 08:45 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Parts Of SE Minn. Get A Month's Worth Of Rain In 24 Hours 

Parts of southeastern Minnesota and southwestern Wisconsin experienced some incredible rainfall totals Monday. Also, a confirmed tornado was spotted south of Albert Lea.

08/21/2018 12:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Sheboygan Woman Drowns in Minnesota Lake 

The Cass County Sheriff's Office says a 37-year-old Sheboygan woman drowned on Ponto Lake, in rural Backus, Minnesota over the weekend. Sheriff Tom Burch says that deputies arrived around 4:30 on Saturday afternoon and found that the 37-year-old woman had been swimming near shore and was found in the water - not breathing - by other parties in the area.

07/25/2018 04:02 AM  ~~~Source~~~

Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle - Brian L. Martinez Perry Jr., 22, of Detroit, Mich.; fined $110. Water-related equipment-fail to remove, open or drain plug/bailer/other devices while transporting - Shane L. Breitbarth, 27, of Truman; Quinn L. Johnson, 31, of Swea City, Iowa; Danny A. Thompson, 57, of Blue Earth; Darwin E. Laitenberger, 64, of Minnesota Lake; Lucas R. Moeckel, 38, of Fairmont; Ross D. Thate, 32, of Mankato; each fined $135.

06/26/2018 04:25 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Weather World Benefiting from Drone Technology 

Thanks to Kayla Marie Sanderson for the picture below, who shared this on Facebook of a tornado that developed near Arco, MN on Sunday! The good news is that the storm didn't produce any damage. Interestingly, this becomes only the 2nd tornado in the state of Minnesota so far this year.