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June 4, 2013
Teenager drowns in NY's Niagara River after saving sister, 7; fisherman rescues their sibling
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Authorities say a teenager has drowned in the Niagara River in Buffalo while trying to save his 7-year-old sister after she slipped...
June 4, 2013 - 6:00am
April 15, 2013
Stearns Coo. tests new lifesaving device for potential drowning victims
ST. CLOUD — A simple device that looks a bit like a Frisbee could be saving the lives of potential drowning victims in Stearns County this summer. The county recently outfitted its sheriff's deputies with 60 ResQ disks. They are attached to a rope with a Velcro strap that attaches...
April 15, 2013 - 12:30pm
July 13, 2012
Rural Spicer, Minn., man ID'd as Lake Florida drowning victim
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office has identified a 70-year-old man who drowned Wednesday in Lake Florida as James Toth, of rural Spicer. According to a news release from Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog, law enforcement was informed around 4:35 p.m. Wednesday that...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Rural Spicer, Minn., man drowns in Lake Florida
July 12, 2012 - 12:03pm
February 23, 2012
Former Benson school superintendent dies after falling through ice near Pierre, S.D.
BENSON -- A former superintendent of the Benson Schools died Tuesday after falling through the ice near Pierre, S.D., while trying to rescue...
February 23, 2012 - 10:30am
August 12, 2011
Search for missing Xcel Energy contract worker at Minnesota Falls dam continues today
GRANITE FALLS -- The search for an Xcel Energy worker continues this morning for an Xcel Energy worker who is believed to have fallen from the...
August 12, 2011 - 11:55am
July 27, 2011
Bass Lake drowning victim identified as Kandiyohi man
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office says Daniel Michael Suter, 45, of Kandiyohi drowned in Bass Lake Tuesday night while attempting to rescue his 6-year-old son after the boy had fallen off of their pontoon. Sheriff Daniel Hartog said the sheriff's office was called...
July 27, 2011 - 9:47am
Man trying to rescue his 6-year-old son drowns in west-central Minnesota's Bass Lake
A 45-year-old Kandiyohi man drowned in Bass Lake Tuesday night while attempting to rescue his 6-year-old son after the boy had fallen off of their pontoon, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office said today. The drowning happened shortly after 7 p.m. Bass Lake is located about one-half...
July 27, 2011 - 8:43am
July 25, 2011
56-year-old Annandale, Minn., man drowns in Big Swan Lake
KINGSTON -- A 56-year-old Annandale man was pronounced dead after his body was found floating around noon Sunday near Big Swan Lake on the county line between Meeker and Wright counties. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, Patrick Lynch had been fishing...
July 25, 2011 - 9:07am
July 22, 2011
Name released of Paynesville man who drown in Rice Lake
PAYNESVILLE -- The name of the 73-year-old rural Paynesville man who was found unresponsive Wednesday in Rice Lake has been released by the Stearns County Sheriff's office. Lee Hackert's body was discovered between a pontoon and the lift wheel for the pontoon lift and was brought...
July 22, 2011 - 4:59pm
June 26, 2011
Kayaker drowns in Renville County
OLIVIA -- An Iowa woman drowned Saturday after her kayak apparently overturned on Hawk Creek southwest of Sacred Heart. Authorities identified her as Diane Bigler-Hagenow, 55, of Newhall, Iowa. Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable said four other individuals who were kayaking with...
June 26, 2011 - 3:33pm
January 2, 2011
West central Minnesota. teen drowns in open water on Nevis area lake, second teen rescued
A west central Minnesota teenager died Thursday night when the snowmobile he and a friend were on plunged into open water on the Third Crow Wing Lake south of Nevis. The other teen survived and was taken to St.
January 2, 2011 - 7:40am
September 7, 2010
Wisconsin man drowns after falling out of fishing boat on Chippewa River
ALMA, Wis. - A 53-year-old Wisconsin man drowned Saturday in the Tiffany Wildlife Refuge near here. Lawrence Ellenberger of Maiden Rock drowned at about 5:30 p.m. after he fell into the backwaters of the refuge about a half-mile south of the Chippewa River. Buffalo County Sheriff...
September 7, 2010 - 10:54am
August 13, 2010
Police say local man drowns in northern Minn. lake
PARK RAPIDS -- A Willmar man died Wednesday following a water-related incident on a Hubbard County lake in northern Minnesota. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a report at 7:38 p.m. Wednesday of a possible drowning in Lower Bottle Lake in Lake Emma Township. Lower Bottle...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
August 12, 2010
Willmar man dies in water-related incident on northern Minnesota lake
PARK RAPIDS - A Willmar man died Wednesday following a water-related incident on a Hubbard County lake in northern Minnesota. Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a report at 7:38 p.m. Wednesday of a possible drowning in Lower Bottle Lake in Lake Emma Township. Lower Bottle...
August 12, 2010 - 4:54pm