DNR To Fishing Opener Anglers: Be Aware Of Cold Lake WaterWith late ice outs on many Minnesota lakes, the water is only about 40 degrees in many spots.
Capsized Duck Hunter's Life Saved By Good SamaritanA 61-year-old man is counting his blessings, happy to be alive after his boat capsized while duck hunting. Gary Veenhuis fell into Pelican Lake in Buffalo Township before sunrise Monday morning. The Albertville man was in the cold water for more than two hours. Then a stranger came along.
Father, 2 Teens Rescued After Boat Submerges In Frigid WatersA 41-year-old Minneapolis man and his two 15-year-old boys needed rescue after their boat submerged while duck hunting, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.
Grandfather Carries Message About Cold Water DangerOne of the many Minnesotans offering prayers for a family who lost two sons in a sailboat accident is a grandfather who experienced a similar tragedy -- and has since become an advocate for cold water safety.