All of the local news channels covered this story today.
White Bear Lake is on the outskirts of the Twin Cities and has some great older homes. F. Scott Fitzgerald used it as a setting, calling it Black Bear Lake, in some of his short stories.
First, bless the soul of the owner that went to such great lengths to save this vintage house.
Secondly, one of the tv stations spoke to one of the movers. His father, also a building mover, had tried the same thing 40 years back only to end up with a house at the bttom o f the lake.