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.
Authorities Recover Body Of Swimmer From Lake HarrietThe 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.
Sheriff: Man, 43, Drowns In Lake HarrietWater 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.
Pre-Teen Girl Drowned In New Brighton CreekA pre-teen girl drowned Thursday after about 20 minutes underwater in a New Brighton creek.
20-Year-Old Drowns In St. Croix RiverA 20-year-old man from rural Chisago County drowned Tuesday in the St. Croix River.
Man, 76, Drowns After Pontoon OverturnsA 76-year-old Clara City, Minnesota, man drowned Friday after his pontoon boat flipped over on a small lake in Kandiyohi County.
Toddler Drowns In Backyard Pool Near River FallsA toddler drowned in an above-ground backyard pool Sunday near River Falls, Wisconsin, at the home of family friends.
Minneapolis Pool Adds New Safety Protocol After Drowning ScareAn opening weekend drowning scare at an innovative new pool in North Minneapolis has the city's parks department rethinking its safety procedures.
Leaving Canoe, 14-Year-Old Drowns In St. Croix RiverA 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.
Sheriff: Montana Man Drowns In Hackensack LakeThe 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.