Rescuers pulled two bodies from a car that plunged into the Mississippi River in Winona, Minn. on Sunday. The Winona County Law Enforcement Center said they received a report around 7:19 a.m. from someone who saw tire tracks going over the dike at Riverview Drive and 2nd Street.
The half-sunken houseboat on the St. Croix may be there for a while. After renting a crane from the Stillwater bridge construction site on Wednesday evening, crews started trying to hoist the cruise ship. But apparently a leak prohibited them from lifting it.
A new and expensive underwater tool for the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office was introduced on Thursday — it’s called a Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV). “It’s roughly the size of a remote control car,” Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said. “It’s an expensive piece of equipment. It cost us around $150,000-plus.”
A snowmobiler went underwater just off Point Road in Bayport, Minn., Saturday morning and his condition is unknown at this time, police say.
Tabitha Markle — just 8 months old — died after her family’s car plunged into Lake Minnetonka on Friday. And since Friday, 15 other people have had to escape from six other sinking cars on Lake Minnetonka.
A man says it was a miracle that he was in the right place at the right time to save a woman whose car flipped into a pond.
A woman and her young daughter are lucky to be alive after their vehicle went off the road and into a river near Menomonie, Wis.
The Minnesota State Patrol identified Eileen Johnson, 87, of Pelican Rapids, Minn., as the victim who drowned after a vehicle went off the road and into open water in northwestern Minnesota Friday night.
Authorities in Brainerd say a police dog is the reason a fleeing suspect is in custody.