Just as sure as spring follows winter, someone is going to ignore “thin ice” signs on Lake Minnetonka and insist the law of physics can be violated.
Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office
It happened in Wayzata Bay around 11 a.m., according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.
“Today’s incident marks the first vehicle through the ice in Hennepin County this winter,” Sheriff Rich Stanek said in a press release, taking the SUV-half-full view of things. “Let’s make sure it’s the last.”
How do you get a sunken car out of a not-entirely-frozen lake?
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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