Teen Swimmer Seeks Stranger Who Rescued HimA 15-year-old boy who was rescued from drowning wants to find the stranger who saved his life last Thursday at St. Paul's Lake Phalen. Lewis Donley's family has posted messages on social media in hopes of finding the cyclist who stopped to help.
Police: Child, 3, Hospitalized After Near Drowning In RogersAuthorities say a 3-year-old girl is in the hospital after a near-drowning incident in Rogers Wednesday morning.
9-Year-Old Girl Given CPR, Hospitalized After Near-Drowning IncidentA 9-year-old girl is hospitalized Saturday night after a near-drowning incident at the Ramada hotel in Bloomington.
Police Investigating Water Accident At Roseville Motel PoolAuthorities say they are investigating a near-drowning incident at a pool at a Roseville motel Monday afternoon. The Roseville Police Department and the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office Water Patrol Unit were called at about 12:01 p.m. to the Roseville Motel 6, located at 2300 Cleveland Avenue, on a report of a possible drowning at the motel's outdoor pool.
Police: 4-Year-Old Girl Rescued From Hotel Pool In Chisago CityA 4-year-old girl had to be rescued from a hotel pool in the north Twin Cities metro Saturday night after she was found unresponsive, according to the Lakes Area Police Department.
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.
Pool Safety Advocates Say More Should Have Been Done To Prevent Tragedy In St. PaulThere are still a lot of questions surrounding the near drowning of two young children in St. Paul. One of the two boys rescued Monday from an abandoned pool outside an apartment in St Paul is still in critical condition.
Eagan Police: 2-Year-Old Saved From Near Drowning At YMCAA 2-year-old boy is safe after nearly drowning at a YMCA in Eagan Monday morning, according to police. Emergency responders were sent shortly after 10 a.m. to the report of a 10-year-old drowning victim who was unconscious and not breathing.
Hennepin Co. Officials Call For Better Supervision After 3 Near-DrowningsHennnepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is asking people to be careful after three water emergencies over the weekend. He said there is a common theme here. "Watch, wear and learn. You have to watch your kids at the pool, at the beach and up at the lake," Stanek said.
Man Dies After Falling Through Ice In Burnsville A man died in the hospital Tuesday after falling through the ice at Sunset Pond in Burnsville, according to the Dakota County Sheriff's Office.
Child, 2, Pulled From Pool In West-Central Minn.Authorities in west-central Minnesota say a 2-year-old child was flown to a Twin Cities hospital after being pulled from a pool. The Kandiyohi County sheriff's office was called to a near-drowning in a pool near New London around 4:15 p.m. Friday. The child was flown by helicopter to a metro hospital. The child's condition is unknown.
Boy Found Unconscious In Wirth LakeA 7-year-old boy is being treated at an area hospital after he was found unconscious in Wirth Lake Friday afternoon, according to Minneapolis Police. Keylen Rashan Thorton was initially reported missing by his grandmother at 2 p.m. Lifeguards cleared the lake and searched for Keylen, who was found in a swimming area that is four to six feet deep. Lifeguards performed CPR on him and were able to detect a pulse. He was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.
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.
Near Drowning Victims To Thank First RespondersSeveral people will be honored Tuesday for helping save the lives of two small children.
Richfield Girl, 6, In Critical Condition After Near DrowningA 6-year-old girl is in the hospital after a near drowning in Richfield Sunday morning, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.