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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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Body Of Missing Fisherman Found In Winona

Search crews have found the body of a missing 88-year-old Stockton man who fell out of a canoe while fishing Friday morning. Winona County Sheriff Dave Brand says crews were dragging the river near Winona, when one of the drags caught the body of Robert Lester Duncanson on Saturday afternoon.

06/07/2014

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Search For Missing Man In St. Croix River Resumes Tuesday

An 11-year-old boy who was rescued from the rushing St. Croix River over the weekend is very thankful to be alive as crews continue to search for his uncle. The boy’s uncle jumped in to try to save him but is still missing after the two were fishing on the river on Sunday in Taylors Falls.

05/27/2014

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