MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Twin Cities family is safe after their canoe capsized on choppy Lake Superior. Yonyalu and Tabithah Polinske and their two children swam to shore near Munising, Michigan, Tuesday night.

(credit: Melissa DeVries)

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A tour boat operator spotted the Minneapolis family stranded along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The Polinske family told the sheriff their canoe took on too much water.

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Mom, dad, son and daughter all managed to swim about 150 yards to a beach. Rescuers saved them and took them to the hospital.

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Authorities urged everyone to use extreme caution on the lake.