Out of ICU, Isaiah Risland's therapy includes walking | Bemidji Pioneer

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Clearwater County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Todd Spray prepares to launch a boat earlier this week in the search for a 10-foot fiberglass sailboat that capsized April 6 on Clearwater Lake. Isaiah Risland, 8, continues to recover from injuries in the accident. His brothers, 6-year-old Zechariah and 2-year-old Jacob, died in the accident. Submitted photo

Out of ICU, Isaiah Risland's therapy includes walking

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MINNEAPOLIS - After three weeks in an intensive care unit, an 8-year-old boy injured in a sailboat accident is recovering in a regular room at Children's Hospital here.


It's a sign of significant improvement since Isaiah Risland suffered apparent hypothermia-related injuries April 6, when the sailboat he was in capsized in Clearwater Lake.

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Steve Wagner
Grand Forks Herald Editor Steve Wagner can be reached at 701.780.1104 and swagner@gfherald.com. Prior to joining the Herald, Wagner worked at the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer and The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He also previously worked at newspapers in the Twin Cities and Iowa.
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