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.
A man died in the hospital Tuesday after falling through the ice at Sunset Pond in Burnsville, according to the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities in west-central Minnesota say a 2-year-old child was flown to a Twin Cities hospital after being pulled from a pool. The Kandiyohi County sheriff’s office was called to a near-drowning in a pool near New London around 4:15 p.m. Friday. The child was flown by helicopter to a metro hospital. The child’s condition is unknown.
A 7-year-old boy is being treated at an area hospital after he was found unconscious in Wirth Lake Friday afternoon, according to Minneapolis Police. Keylen Rashan Thorton was initially reported missing by his grandmother at 2 p.m. Lifeguards cleared the lake and searched for Keylen, who was found in a swimming area that is four to six feet deep. Lifeguards performed CPR on him and were able to detect a pulse. He was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.
Last Sunday morning at the Holiday Inn Express water park in Baxter was exactly what Greg Bomstad wanted. He was enjoying time with his two children when another parent caught his attention. “He asked me, ‘is this kid faking?’ And I said, ‘What kid? There’s been no kid over here in like 10 minutes,’” Bomstad said.
Several people will be honored Tuesday for helping save the lives of two small children.
A 6-year-old girl is in the hospital after a near drowning in Richfield Sunday morning, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.
After being found underwater and unconscious in a pond in Corcoran, Minn., an 11-year-old boy was pronounced dead at North Memorial Hospital, police say.
A Lakeville mother is making it her mission to help others learn CPR after a child nearly drowned in her neighborhood.
Despite the relief from the heat on Saturday, many people have been hitting the water to cool off from this recent heat wave. So far, 25 people have drowned in non-boating accidents. Last year at this time, there were only 16.
The 13-year old boy pulled out of Lake Superior after nearly drowning Monday afternoon has passed away, according to KDLH in Duluth.
A 13-year-old boy is in critical condition after nearly drowning in Lake Superior on Monday afternoon.
Police are investigating a possible drowning at Cedar Lake in Minneapolis.
There were some frantic moments on Lake Minnetonka for a Minnesota family whose 6-year-old son was pulled out of the water lifeless.
It’s been a deadly few days on Minnesota’s lakes and rivers, with at least six drowning over the weekend. Now a Twin Cities father is telling his survival story.