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Sheriff: Monticello Man, 52, Drowns In Lake Mitchell

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a 52-year-old Monticello man was found unresponsive in Lake Mitchell and later died.

08/17/2015

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Authorities Recover Body Of Swimmer From Lake Harriet

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has recovered the body of a man from Lake Harriet in Minneapolis early Monday morning. Hennepin County Water Rescue crews went out to the lake around 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening when witnesses say the 43-year-old man went under.

08/17/2015

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Sheriff: Man, 43, Drowns In Lake Harriet

Water rescue crews are looking for a man they say probably drowned in Lake Harriet Sunday night. Hennepin County Water Rescue crews came out to search at about 6:30 p.m. when witnesses say a 43-year-old man went under.

08/16/2015

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Pre-Teen Girl Drowned In New Brighton Creek

A pre-teen girl drowned Thursday after about 20 minutes underwater in a New Brighton creek.

08/07/2015

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20-Year-Old Drowns In St. Croix River

A 20-year-old man from rural Chisago County drowned Tuesday in the St. Croix River.

08/04/2015

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Man, 76, Drowns After Pontoon Overturns

A 76-year-old Clara City, Minnesota, man drowned Friday after his pontoon boat flipped over on a small lake in Kandiyohi County.

07/31/2015

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Toddler Drowns In Backyard Pool Near River Falls

A toddler drowned in an above-ground backyard pool Sunday near River Falls, Wisconsin, at the home of family friends.

07/27/2015

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Minneapolis Pool Adds New Safety Protocol After Drowning Scare

An opening weekend drowning scare at an innovative new pool in North Minneapolis has the city’s parks department rethinking its safety procedures.

07/27/2015

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Leaving Canoe, 14-Year-Old Drowns In St. Croix River

A 14-year-old girl drowned in the St. Croix River over the weekend while canoeing with her sibling and friends. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says that Taw Meh, of St. Paul, was south of Interstate Park at about 3:20 p.m. on Sunday when she and her group stopped on a sandbar.

07/13/2015

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Sheriff: Montana Man Drowns In Hackensack Lake

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department says a man drowned Tuesday evening in a Hackensack lake. Deputies were called to a home on Ten Mile Lake just before 5:30 p.m. on a report of a medical emergency.

07/08/2015

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California Man Drowns In Northwestern Minnesota Lake

Authorities say they’ve recovered the body of a California man who fell out of a boat and drowned on Jewett Lake near Fergus Falls in northwestern Minnesota. Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons of the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s office says family members heard the victim yelling for help around 10 p.m. Friday but were unable to reach him before he went under.

05/16/2015

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Body Recovered After Canoe Overturns On North Metro Lake

One person died Sunday after a canoe with three people aboard tipped on a lake in the north Twin Cities metro, according to the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded at about 11:46 a.m. after receiving a report that a canoe had overturned on Twin Lake in Little Canada.

04/26/2015

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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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