2 bodies recovered after boat capsizes on Minnesota lake

The bodies of a 43-year-old Minneapolis man and of a 53-year-old Princeton, Minn., man, were found in Lake Winnibigoshish in Cass County in north-central Minnesota on Sunday, one day after their boat capsized in windy conditions. Their names had not yet been released.
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A boat capsized in gusty conditions on Lake Winnibigoshish in Cass County near Bena on Saturday night, and authorities on Sunday found the bodies of the two men who had been aboard, the Grand Rapids Herald-Review reported. Their names had not yet been released Monday.

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