Ice is out on Lake Minnetonka
The Freshwater Society, which monitors the date that the big lake in western Hennepin County has open water, declared the lake ice free at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The society defines ice out as when it is possible for a small boat to travel from any one shore to any other shore through any passage on the lake.
Lake Minnetonka Ice-Out Dates: 1855-2007
Earliest Ice-Out: March 11, 1878
Latest Ice-Out: May 8, 1856