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DNR: Beware Of Very Cold Water While Boating

Now that the ice is out, a lot of people are getting ready to put their boats on lakes and rivers. But the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says not so fast.

04/17/2015

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St. Louis Park Middle School Settles Drowning Lawsuit For $3M

The St. Louis Park School District settled a lawsuit with the family of a boy who died during a swimming class. Abdullahi Charif, 12, died in March, 2014, just days after he was pulled from a pool at St. Louis Park Middle School.

04/03/2015

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Minnesota Tourist Drowns While Swimming In Gulf Of Mexico

Authorities say a 44-year-old Minnesota man apparently drowned while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico.

03/20/2015

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Mom Accused Of Drowning Girl Ruled Incompetent To Stand Trial

The 25-year-old St. Paul mother accused of drowning her 6-year-old daughter has been found incompetent to stand trial. Kayla Marie Jones allegedly drowned the girl after an argument with her boyfriend the day before Christmas Eve.

01/09/2015

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Charges: Mother Drowned Her 6-Year-Old Girl After Arguing With Boyfriend

A 25-year-old St. Paul mother is accused of drowning her 6-year-old daughter after an argument with her boyfriend Tuesday morning. She now faces one felony count of second-degree murder.

12/24/2014

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Police Investigate 6-Year-Old’s Drowning Death As ‘Suspicious’

Investigators are looking into the suspicious death of a 6-year-old girl in St. Paul. St. Paul Police were called to the 1300 block of Maynard Drive East at about 8 a.m. Monday. The initial call suggested there was a possible drowning.

12/23/2014

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Two Drown In Separate Incidents On Parley Lake

Just one day after a little boy drowned in Carver County, a man drowned in the very same lake.

10/18/2014

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Body Of Missing Kayaker Positively Identified

The Hennepin County medical examiner’s officer has identified a body pulled from a Plymouth lake as that of a missing kayaker. The medical examiner says 31-year-old Paul Myklebust of St. Louis Park apparently drowned. His death was ruled accidental.

10/14/2014

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Body Recovered From Lake Independence

A body has been recovered by authorities at Lake Independence in Maple Plain, Minn. Tuesday morning. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner had a vehicle on the scene.

09/09/2014

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Police: Man, 50, Drowns In Dog Lake

A man drowned in Dog Lake in Wright County Saturday, Wright County officials said. Authorities say a man, 50, fell off a dock on Dog Lake shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday evening.

09/06/2014

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Sheriff: Albany Man, 23, Dies In Sherburne County Drowning

Authorities said the body of a 23-year-old Albany man was recovered from a Sherburne County lake Saturday night after an apparent drowning.

08/24/2014

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Funeral Held For South High Football Player

Family and friends gathered Saturday morning to remember a Minneapolis high school football player who drowned. Sha-kym Adams, 15, was swimming at Lake Nokomis last week with some teammates when he went under water.

08/16/2014

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Police: Man, 56, Drowns In Sauk River

A man, 56, allegedly drowned Sunday afternoon after he went swimming in the Sauk River near St. Cloud, Minn. According to the Stearn’s County Sheriff’s Office, the St. Cloud Police Department received a call about a man in the Sauk River around 12:47 p.m. Sunday.

08/10/2014

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Sheriff: 1 Dead In St. Croix River Drowning

A 28-year-old man died Saturday night after drowning in the St. Croix River, according to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called at about 8:05 p.m. on a report of a drowning in the St. Croix River east of Rush City near Frandsen Landing.

08/10/2014

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Funeral Set For High School Football Player Who Drowned

Funeral plans have been finalized for a high school football player who drowned this week. Sha-kym Adams, 15, was swimming at Lake Nokomis on Wednesday with some teammates when he went under the water.

08/09/2014

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Family, Friends Mourn Loss Of South High Football Player

Students on a high school football team are rallying around each other after a sudden loss Thursday. Sha-kym Adams, 15, apparently drowned Wednesday while cooling off with his teammates at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis.

08/07/2014

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Lake Nokomis Drowning Victim Identified

A 15-year-old boy who died Wednesday in a drowning at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis has been identified. Minneapolis School District Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson identified the boy Thursday as Sha-kym Adams. He was a student at Minneapolis South High School and was on the football team.

08/07/2014

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Hennepin Co. Officials Call For Better Supervision After 3 Near-Drownings

Hennnepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is asking people to be careful after three water emergencies over the weekend. He said there is a common theme here. “Watch, wear and learn.  You have to watch your kids at the pool, at the beach and up at the lake,” Stanek said.

07/21/2014

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Man, 60, Dies Trying To Help Kids In Lake

A 60-year-old man died while trying to rescue some children from a northern Minnesota lake. The man jumped from his paddle boat into Lake Nichols in Canyon Friday afternoon, but never resurfaced.

07/18/2014

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Sheriff: Man, 23, Drowns In Douglas County Lake

Authorities said a 23-year-old Alexandria man died Wednesday night in a drowning incident in a Douglas County lake. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was called to Maple Lake on the 12000 block of Forada Beach Road SE just after 5 p.m. on a possible drowning and that a victim was found in the lake.

07/17/2014

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Sheriff: Man, 24, Drowns In Western Wis. Lake

Authorities said a 24-year-old Hopkins man is dead after a drowning at a western Wisconsin lake on Sunday. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office was called at about 10:25 a.m. to a residence on Kemah Park Lane on Balsam Lake on a report of a missing swimmer.

07/07/2014

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Authorities: Man Drowns In St. Croix River

Authorities said a man disappeared under water in the St. Croix River Sunday night. Washington County Sheriff’s dispatch said rescue crews arrived at Point Douglas Beach in Hastings, Minn. around 5 p.m. According to officials, Juan Gabriel Diaz, 40, swam out to the buoy line at the beach.

07/06/2014

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Sartell Man Drowns In Crow Wing Co. Lake

A 44-year-old Sartell man drowned while swimming in Clearwater Lake Thursday afternoon, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to a call of a man missing in the lake around 1:37 p.m.

06/27/2014

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Sheriff: Man, 22, Drowns In Lake Phalen

Authorities said a 22-year-old St. Paul man is dead after drowning in Lake Phalen Saturday night. The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office was called to Lake Phalen at about 8 p.m. Saturday after a person swimming in the lake saw the man go under under, but never resurfaced.

06/22/2014

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Officials: Man’s Body Pulled From Lake Phalen

A young man’s body was pulled from Lake Phalen in St. Paul Saturday night. Ramsey County officials say the call for help came in around 8 p.m. after the man went missing.

06/21/2014

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