New Ad Aims To Prevent Child DrowningsWith summer around the corner, families will soon be heading to the pool. A new PSA, with a Minnesota connection, is hoping to prevent child drownings all over the country.
Boy, 2, Dead In Corcoran Holding Pond DrowningAuthorities say a 2-year-old boy apparently drowned in a holding pond in suburban Minneapolis.
ME: Man Found In Savage Pond Died In DrowningA 39-year-old man found in a Savage pond earlier this month died in a drowning, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office.
Minnetonka Man Found Not Guilty In July 4th Boating DeathA Minnetonka man was found not guilty in a boating accident that killed a 50-year-old woman last Fourth of July. The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office says Mathew Allen Kinghorn, 45, was cleared Friday morning of a criminal vehicular homicide charge in the death of Brenda Lois Larson, of Eden Prairie.
2015 Sees Highest Boat-Related Fatalities In A DecadeMinnesota ended 2015 with its highest number of boating deaths in a decade. The DNR said there were 18 boating-related deaths last year. The Star Tribune reports that's the most since 23 people died in 2005.
ME Rules Man Missing For 2 Months DrownedA Mounds View man who had been missing for nearly two months died after he drowned. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner released the final autopsy report for Henry McCabe, ruling it a drowning.
Moorhead Man Accused Of Drowning Deer Pleads Not GuiltyA Moorhead man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he pursued a deer with a pontoon boat until the animal drowned. Fifty-five-year-old Steven William Timm is charged in Mahnomen County with two misdemeanor counts, animal cruelty and chasing a wild animal with a motor vehicle.
Hennepin Co. Honors Man Who Saved Girl From DrowningA 9-year-old girl is alive and well all thanks to the quick thinking of a stranger. De'Asia Johnson fell to the bottom of a pool at the Bloomington Ramada last month. Guy Brown heard Johnson's mother screaming for help, jumped in and saved her.
Crews Recover Body Of Duck Hunter From Pine County LakeSheriff's officials say the body of a duck hunter who fell from a boat into a Pine County lake has been recovered. Two other men who were hunting with the victim say they came to a boat landing on Oak Lake Thursday near Duquette.
Coon Rapids Man Who Died Trying To Save Nephew Among Carnegie HeroesA Coon Rapids man who died trying to save his nephew from drowning last year is one of 22 people being honored with a Carnegie Medal for heroism. Twenty-one-year-old Tou Hu Vang jumped into the St. Croix River to save his 11-year-old nephew, Calvin Yang, on May 25, 2014. The two were fishing near Taylors Falls when Yang slipped and fell in the river. It took searchers five days to find Vang's body. Yang was rescued by a Good Samaritan soon after he fell in.
Sheriff: Body Of Bemidji Man Found Floating In Miss. RiverThe Beltrami County Coroner's Office has ruled the death of a Bemidji man found floating in the Mississippi River Saturday as accidental. The body of 65-year-old Francis Normen Smith was found floating face down in weeds about 10 feet from the shore of the river between Lake Irvine and Lake Bemidji.
Sheriff: Monticello Man, 52, Drowns In Lake MitchellThe Sherburne County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 52-year-old Monticello man was found unresponsive in Lake Mitchell and later died.