Stearns County trio saved after canoe capsizes, water is high, swift
ST. CLOUD — Two people were able to swim to safety and another person was rescued from an island after their canoe capsized Thursday evening on the Sauk River.
According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Jared Stroeing, 27, of Sauk Rapids and Lisa Fowler, 25, of St. Cloud were able to swim to shore and get out of the river on their own, but Scott Nordmann, 28, of St. Cloud was rescued by the Sartell/LeSauk Fire Department.