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March 28, 2018
For most autistic youth, water can be extremely dangerous. A Minn. swim class is looking to change that.
WADENA, Minn. — Not unlike most children, David has an irresistible draw to water. Growing up with a family that loves to spend summers...
March 28, 2018 - 2:18pm
August 31, 2017
Few answers for Grand Forks man's death in Otter Tail County lake
GRAND FORKS — An autopsy is pending for a Grand Forks man who drowned last weekend in a popular Minnesota lake, but a deputy with the local...
August 31, 2017 - 9:04pm
August 14, 2017
Minnesota man dies trying to rescue dog from mining pit
BUHL, Minn. -- A northeast Minnesota man died over the weekend after he attempted to rescue a dog in a mine pit, authorities said. An eyewitness reported seeing Gary Paternoster, 56, go into the Buhl Pit just after 6 p.m. Saturday to retrieve his dog, which was apparently caught on...
August 14, 2017 - 5:56pm
August 8, 2017
To be feared or enjoyed?: Drownings cast shadow on Red River recreation
FARGO — The Fargo-Moorhead area has had three drownings on the Red River this summer. Such deaths are a factor in the public's sometimes...
August 8, 2017 - 9:01pm
July 25, 2017
Body of MSUM swimming instructor heading home to Ethiopia
MOORHEAD —— The body of the 24-year-old Minnesota State University Moorhead swimming instructor who died in the Red River earlier...
July 25, 2017 - 12:06pm
July 21, 2017
'Bro, you scared to see a dead person?': Teens filmed, mocked man as he drowned, police say
About seven seconds into the video, a teenager raises the specter of death. "Get out the water, you're gonna die," one of the teens shouts to...
July 21, 2017 - 6:53am
June 16, 2017
Minnesota man drowns after canoe capsizes in Lake Elmo fishing accident
A man in his 20s drowned in a lake in Lake Elmo on Thursday, the Washington County sheriff’s office reported. The man, whose name has not been...
June 16, 2017 - 2:07pm
June 15, 2017
Body found in Red River believed to be that of missing man
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead police believe the body of a man found in the Red River about 6:30 a.m. Thursday, June 15, may be that of David...
June 15, 2017 - 2:49pm
June 7, 2017
Man who drowned in St. Croix River was brother of suspect in triple homicide
HUDSON, Wis. — A 19-year-old man who drowned in the St. Croix River in Hudson on Tuesday, June 6, had been arrested in April following...
June 7, 2017 - 8:13am
June 6, 2017
Minn. teen dies, another rescued after apparent drowning in St. Croix River
Hudson, Wis. -- One teen died and another was rescued after the Twin Cities residents went underwater Tuesday on the St. Croix River in Hudson,...
June 6, 2017 - 8:05pm
May 1, 2017
12-year-old Minn. girl who apparently drowned was longboarding along trail near lake
A 12-year-old Alexandria girl who died in an apparent drowning was longboarding along the Central Lakes Trail. JaLysa Anne Cook was found in...
May 1, 2017 - 8:45pm
April 29, 2017
Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A 12-year-old girl died Friday in an apparent drowning in a swampy area between two lakes near here. JaLysa Anne Cook of...
April 29, 2017 - 5:21pm
April 7, 2017
Man drowns in Carlton County lake
Man drowns in Carlton County lake CLOQUET, Minn. — The body of a 67-year-old man was recovered from a Carlton County lake on Thursday after he apparently fell into the water while canoeing and drowned. The Carlton County Sheriff's Office reported that it received a call at 6:19...
April 7, 2017 - 4:32pm
August 29, 2016
Minn. drowning victim ‘a talented mechanic with a huge heart’
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- The third drowning death of the summer in Douglas County happened Saturday when a Garfield man fell from a boat on Lake...
August 29, 2016 - 8:40pm
June 20, 2016
5-year-old drowns at Marshall County campground
STEPHEN, Minn. —Divers recovered the body of a 5-year-old boy who drowned at a Marshall County campsite early Sunday morning. Cpl. Thomas Inocencio, commander of the Northeast Regional Water Operations Team, said the boy was found in about 5 feet of water, 30 feet from the shore,...
June 20, 2016 - 9:37am