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Solar Lights Being Removed

green solar light on buoyThe solar lights are being removed from the channel buoys for winter storage and maintenance so make sure you are prepared for darker times. The navigation and hazard Read More

Posted on: October 4th, 2018

Late Summer Bummer Vegetation

Lake vegetation changes throughout the summer as well as throughout the years for various reasons. Even native vegetation can become unbalanced and a nuisance by accumulating on shore, clogging propellors, Read More

Posted on: September 13th, 2018

More Ways to Visit With LMCD- Excelsior Apple Day

Visit the LMCD Booth at the Excelsior Apple Day September 22nd, 9am to 6pm. We are celebrating 50 years of activities that protect Lake Minnetonka and all those who enjoy it. Read More

Posted on: September 7th, 2018

Visit LMCD at Wayzata James J Hill Days

Visit the LMCD Booth at the Wayzata James J Hill Days Street Market Saturday September 8th, 10am to 6pm, and Sunday September 9th, 10am to 4pm. We are celebrating 50 years Read More

Posted on: September 7th, 2018

Boating Safety Tips

Lake Minnetonka is one of the busiest lakes for boating activities. The following safety tips will help ensure you, your family, friends, and pets have a fun and safe holiday.

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    Posted on: July 3rd, 2018

Harvesting Ends for 2018 Season

Harvester MachineThe harvesting for public navigation has ended for the 2018 season. Some new methods and pilots were tried to improve our services, and we appreciated the feedback. Thank you Read More

Posted on: June 26th, 2018

Open Water Safety Tips

Memorial Day weekend is a great time to enjoy Lake Minnetonka! When swimming, make sure you and your children remember simple safety tips. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, in 2016, Read More

Posted on: May 25th, 2018

Learn About Lake Minnetonka Summer Rules

The 2018 Lake Minnetonka Summer Rules brochure is available to view online. Hard copies will also be available at the LMCD, Water Patrol, cities, and various locations around the Lake.  Learn Read More

Posted on: April 29th, 2018

Determining Ice-Out on Lake Minnetonka

Ice-out on Lake Minnetonka could break a record this year. While methods throughout Minnesota are not standard for determining lake ice-out dates, Lake Minnetonka is generally declared ice-free when a boat can Read More

Posted on: April 29th, 2018

Lake Harvesting Internship — Now Hiring!

Harvester Machine

The LMCD is pleased to announce that multiple Lake Harvesting Internship positions are now available for the 2018 harvesting season (June – August).

For more information regarding these positions, please read Read More

Posted on: March 30th, 2018

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