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LMCD Office Closed Nov. 22-23

The LMCD Office will be closed November 22-23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular business hours will resume Monday, November 26 at 8:00 AM.

Have a safe holiday!

Posted on: November 21st, 2018

Summer Lake Safety Actions

Lt. Vnuk, Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Water Patrol, presents an overview of services and statistics this summer. With support of LMCD Save the Lake funds, water patrol services are dedicated for Lake Minnetonka during peak boating times to ensure Read More

Posted on: October 24th, 2018

Starry Stonewort News from MAISRC

Starry stonewort has recently gained much public attention as Minnesota’s newest aquatic invader. Watch this video from MAISRC to learn more about this invader and current research activities to combat it. For more information, visit their webpage at Read More

Posted on: October 5th, 2018

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

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