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.
It’s been quite a journey for Joshua Radin. The Indie artist’s music has been featured in hit TV shows like Grey’s Anatomy, he’s provided soundtrack help in numerous movies, oh, and Ellen DeGeneres is one of his biggest fans.
An underwater welder working on a rural water intake system drowned in Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota.
Home and real estate website Zillow.com is reporting that 46 percent of all homeowners in the Twin Cities are underwater. That’s an increase of about 10 percent from last year. However, that news isn’t deterring everyone.