New Pool At Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare Provides TherapyA new pool at Gillette Children's Hospital means new therapy options for patients. The pool floor lowers into the water so patients don't need to use a ramp to get in. The floor can also function as a treadmill if patients need it.
Top 4 Reasons To Try SwimmingTrue, as the weather gets colder perhaps the last thing we want to think about is being wet. But when swimmers are forced to move indoors after their natural resources freeze over, they're often greeted with a burst of warm air. Which, when combined with the water, can wash away your winter blues.
70-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In Washington County Swimming PoolOfficials in the Washington County Sheriff's Office say they received the call at around 5:35 p.m. When they arrived at the pool in the city of Grant along with Lakeview Ambulance and Stillwater Fire Department, they weren't able to revive her.
Hennepin Co. Environmentalists Work To Get Public Pools Ready For SwimmersMany public pools are open year-round in Minnesota and some are just opening for the start of summer. But there's a lot of work that has to be done to make sure a pool is ready for public use.
Police: Boy, 2, Dies After Falling In PoolPolice in central Minnesota say a 2-year-old boy died on Monday after falling into a swimming pool.
Family Sets Up Help Fund For Boy Saved From PoolThe family of the second grader pulled from a pool last week needs help paying for his care. Sher Kpor has been in the hospital since Memorial Day, after his older brother tried to save him from an abandoned swimming pool in St. Paul.
1 Week After Tragedy, Owner Working To Fix Dangerous PoolA St. Paul Apartment complex has started to fill in an unused pool where two young boys nearly drowned. The city of St. Paul ordered the owner of the complex to have the issue fixed by June 3. The order comes after two boys were found in the bottom of the pool on Memorial Day.
St. Paul Apartment Complex Forced To Fix Pool After Near-Drowning IncidentA St. Paul apartment complex is being forced to fix a dangerous, abandoned pool on its property after two young brothers nearly drowned in it on Memorial Day. According to police reports, 7-year-old Sher Kpor tried to grab a flip-flop from the pool's murky rainwater when he slipped and fell in.
Officials: 2 Boys Hospitalized After Being Pulled From Abandoned PoolFire officials in St. Paul say two young boys were taken to a hospital unconscious Monday afternoon after being rescued from an abandoned pool.
In Dayton's Projects Bill, Tiny Hallock Scores Big HelpA city in the northernmost reaches of Minnesota with fewer than 1,000 people is getting outsized attention in Gov. Mark Dayton's construction projects bill. In the measure Dayton outlined Tuesday, tiny Hallock is in line for state borrowing of about $1 million for three projects. The city would get help fixing a deteriorated sewer system, building a new fire hall and replacing the city pool.
Retirement Community Bonds Over Games Of PoolPool is a game of precision and skill and can take years to perfect. But a group of women from a Twin Cities retirement community are taking on that challenge. While they still have a lot to learn, they told WCCO's Rachel Slavik why pool has become much more than just a game.
University Of Minnesota Food Scientist DiesA University of Minnesota food scientist has died, nine days after he was pulled from a private pool during a Memorial Day gathering in St. Louis Park. The Hennepin County medical examiner's office said Friday that 48-year-old Koushik Seetharaman died Tuesday at Hennepin County Medical Center. The cause of death was a lack of oxygen to the brain. Doctors believe he suffered a cardiac arrest in the pool.