A man and a woman were rescued from the Mississippi River after their boat overturned Friday afternoon, according to the Minneapolis Fire Department. Crews were dispatched the area of the Camden Boat Launch in north Minneapolis just after 1:30 p.m. after a report of two people struggling in the water. Firefighters in water-rescue suits jumped in the river and were able to throw the couple a rope to pull them to shore.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reopened its three Minneapolis locks to recreational boats. The locks on the Mississippi River reopened Friday. The Corps closed the locks to recreational boats on May 23 due to high water flows.