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Sheriff: Man Arrested After Woman Hit By Boat In Crow Wing County

A 24-year-old man was arrested Saturday after a woman fell off a boat and was run over on Whitefish Lake, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities received a report at about 6:30 p.m. of a woman hurt after falling from the boat she was riding in.

08/04/2014

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ME: Carbon Monoxide Killed 2 Boaters On Lake Of The Woods

Authorities have identified the two men who were found dead Sunday while boating in northern Minnesota. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner said 44-year-old Lonnie Ray Norberg and 35-year-old Edward Wheeler — both of Champlin, Minn. — died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.

09/03/2013

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22-Year-Old Wis. Man Dies In Minn. Towboat Accident

One person is missing after a towboat went over the rollers of the Dresbach dam in eastern Minnesota. La Crescent firefighter Cassie Buehler says three people were involved altogether but she doesn’t know the condition of the other two people.

07/03/2013

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New Prague Man Injured By Boat Propeller

A 26-year-old New Prague man was injured by a propeller while being pulled behind a boat on an inflatable tube early Friday evening. According to the Scott County Sheriff’s office, authorities received a report of an injured man at 5:44 p.m. at Cedar Lake in Cedar Lake Township. When they arrived, they learned that the man’s leg was injured by the propeller of a 17 foot Larson runabout boat.

06/15/2013

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Sheriff: 1 Dead, 2 Hurt In St. Croix River Boating Accident

Authorities said one person is dead and two others were hurt in a boating accident that happened on the St. Croix River in western Wisconsin late Wednesday night. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was called to a boating accident on the river at about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday.

06/06/2013

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Boy, 8, Hit By Pontoon While Kneeboarding On Willmar Lake

An 8-year-old boy had to be airlifted to a hospital after getting hit by a pontoon while knee boarding on Big Kandiyohi Lake on Saturday, according to authorities.

08/13/2012

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Near-Drowning Inspires Mpls. Dad To Warn Fellow Boaters

Despite the relief from the heat on Saturday, many people have been hitting the water to cool off from this recent heat wave. So far, 25 people have drowned in non-boating accidents. Last year at this time, there were only 16.

07/07/2012

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Child, 3, Injured In Boating Accident

A 3-year-old is child is in the hospital with a serious head injury after an accident on a Central Minnesota lake.

07/14/2011

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Hennepin Co. Sheriff Warns Boaters To Be Safe

Three serious boating accidents over Memorial Day weekend — one of which was fatal — have deputies on the lookout for dangerous behavior.

05/31/2011

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2 Dead After Boat Accident, Victims Identified

Two people are dead after a boating accident in Douglas County.

05/22/2011

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