Glenn Rolloff instantly knew something bad was happening when he saw the police and fire trucks speed into his Grantsburg neighborhood. His home is along the meandering and shallow Wood River which is dammed to form Memory Lake.
Authorities said a 20-month-old child died Tuesday after drowning in a western Wis. lake. The Burnett County Sheriff’s Office and Grantsburg Police Department responded to the incident at about 5:36 p.m. after receiving a report of a missing child.
Authorities said a man drowned in a lake north of the Twin Cities early Sunday morning after falling out of a boat, according to the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office. First responders and a dive team were called to Long Lake in Isanti County at about 3:15 a.m. Sunday after man called saying he was in a boat with a friend who had fallen overboard and not come up.
Authorities said a woman is dead after drowning in an Owatonna Lake Sunday night. The Steele County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a possible drowning at Lake Kohlmier Beach at about 4:54 p.m. Sunday. When authorities arrived, an unidentified Hispanic female was reported being face down in the water.
Authorities said a 3-year-old boy is dead as the result of an apparent drowning in a Nisswa Lake Monday night. The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office was called at about 6:25 p.m. Monday on a report of an unresponsive 3-year-old boy who was found in Lake Edna in Nisswa.
The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced charges Thursday for the father of a baby girl who died after the family’s SUV plunged through the ice on Lake Minnetonka last month.
One person is dead in northwestern Minnesota after a vehicle went off the roadway and into open water.
A couple from Forest Lake died on Sunday after the canoe they were in capsized in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.
A 43-year-old Minneapolis man and a 53-year-old Princeton man died over the weekend in apparent drownings on a northern Minnesota lake, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.
A 21-year-old woman from Ramsey died on Aug. 5 after a medical problem caused her to go into the water of a western Wisconsin lake, authorities said Monday.
A 68-year-old man is dead after an apparent drowning on Sand Lake.
Authorities have identified the 11-year-old boy who drowned Wednesday in Corcoran.
A 68-year-old man drowned Sunday after attempting to swim to shore on Moose Lake.
Less than a month into summer and there have been several drownings on Minnesota waterways. The latest numbers from the Department of Natural Resources show 25 drownings since May, six of which happened on boats. In every boating case, the victim wasn’t wearing a life jacket.
A man who died after drowning in Lake Kohlmier has been identified, according to the Steele County Sheriff’s Office.