Water Rescue

Sheriff: Teen Rescued After Canoeing Over Waterfall In BWCAA teenage boy was rescued after being trapped under a log for hours after going over a waterfall in a canoe Wednesday afternoon. The Lake County Sheriff's Office says they received report of the emergency just after 1 p.m. on Basswood Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Woman Rescued From Lake Harriet After 7 Minutes UnderwaterA 20-year-old woman was rescued from the waters of Minneapolis' Lake Harriet Wednesday afternoon. Police say the emergency happened just before 5 p.m. at the lake's North Beach. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl were swimming about 50 feet from shore near a swimming raft when both went underwater.
Apple Valley Brothers Save Police K-9 From DrowningTwo Apple Valley brothers are being praised for helping rescue a dog who fell through the ice in Red Wing. But this wasn't just any dog.
Rescued Wayzata Man Says Dog That Perished Was 'Only Companion'A Wayzata man is back home after escaping the icy waters of Lake Minnetonka.
Man Crashes Truck Through Ice On Lake MinnetonkaA 35-year-old man was rescued Wednesday night after going through the ice on Lake Minnetonka. According to police, crews responded to the call around 8:30 p.m. of a truck through the ice on Lafayette Bay.
Firefighters Who Rescued Kids From Submerged Car HonoredThe rescuers who pulled five children from a car that crashed into a St. Louis Park retention pond were honored for their bravery Thursday night. The men braved frigid conditions on Nov. 21, 2013, when a car swerved off the road and into a pond. They say they are not heroes. "We were still doing our job [that we were] trained to do," said Cpt. Paul Rosholt of the St. Louis Park Fire Department.
Officials: Man Believed To Have Drowned In Mississippi RiverA man is believed to have drowned, authorities say, after he was seen in Minneapolis Tuesday morning going under water in the fast-flowing Mississippi River.
7 Tubers, 1 Kayaker Capsize In Waters Across The State Officials around the state are reminding people to be careful in recreational waters as heavy rains have caused high water and rapid current. In Fillmore County, seven people were rescued from the Root River on Sunday after they experienced trouble while tubing.
'U' Rowing Team Rescues Woman From Miss. RiverMembers of the University of Minnesota women's rowing team rescued a woman from the Mississippi River Wednesday morning. Two boats of elite college rowers hit the Mississippi at around 7 a.m. Head Coach Wendy Davis was following in a motorized boat when she saw the women near the Lake Street Bridge.
2 Rescued After Boat Flips On Mississippi Near N. Mpls.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.
Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Boy At Baxter Water ParkLast 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.
Minn. Men Make Daring Pond Rescue In IndianaTwo Minnesota men working in Indiana helped to rescue a man and his son from a pond.
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