Apr 25, 2014 at 10:07 am
The ice is off many lakes around the state and the Department of Natural Resources is reminding Minnesotans of the dangers of still-cold water.
The DNR's Kara Owens says over 30 percent of boating fatalities in the state happen in cold water below 70 degrees, with the victim not wearing a life jacket.
Owens says they know Minnesotans are anxious to get out as the lakes start opening up, but people need to be aware of the dangers.
Temp: 73°F (23°C)
Wind: 5 S
Weather: Mainly Clear