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.
Last 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.
Two Minnesota men working in Indiana helped to rescue a man and his son from a pond.
Several days of sub-zero temperatures this winter weren’t enough to keep dozens of vehicles from breaking through the ice on the state’s lakes and rivers.
Authorities in Stearns County had to rescue a 16-year-old girl Tuesday afternoon from a lake after she lost consciousness while in the water.
The body of a 17-year-old Minneapolis boy has been recovered at Wirth Lake.
Anoka County authorities say three men had gone out duck hunting early this morning on Otter Lake in Lino Lakes when their boat capsized.