Jeffrey Watson was underwater in Lake Superior for at least thirty minutes while swimming with friends in Duluth Monday. His father says the 13-year-old never regained consciousness and his organs were beginning to shut down when the family decided to take him off life support.
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Duluth teen pulled from water near 'the cribs'
A 13-year-old Duluth who was underwater in Lake Superior for more than 30 minutes was clinging to life in a Duluth hospital late Monday after being rescued just off shore. Jeffrey Carlos Watson Jr. had been swimming with friends near an old concrete structure often called the cribs, or Uncle Harvey’s Mausoleum, just off Duluth’s Lakewalk waterfront trail. The “mausoleum” is a popular spot for teens on warm days. They climb the structure and then jump into Lake Superior.
Swimmer pulled 200 yards from shore by rip current in Lake Superior
The woman was swimming in Duluth Saturday afternoon when a rip current pulled her away from shore.
Surfers enjoying the winter waves on Lake Superior
A group of brave surfers were spotted hitting the waves on Lake Superior Friday. WDIO in Duluth reports the air temperature was near single digits, but the Great Lake was in the mid-30s. One of the surfers says he's been catching the waves for the past 15 years.
Photo of man cradling aging dog in Lake Superior strikes chord online
A photo of a Bayfield, Wisc., man swimming with his aging dog in Lake Superior has found a huge following online. The photo shows John Unger cradling his 19-year-old shepherd mix, Schoep -- who suffers from arthritis and finds comfort in the water. Photographer Hannah Stonehouse posted the photo on Facebook, and it reportedly has been viewed more than 1.8 million times.
Lake Superior Zoo reopening
It's been more than three weeks now since Feisty the seal and Berlin the polar bear rode the floodwaters out of their zoo enclosure and into a media spotlight. Their Polar Shores exhibit remains empty while officials at the Duluth zoo decide whether to revive it. But the rest of the Lake Superior Zoo reopens to visitors Friday for the first time since the flood. One official calls it a step toward a return to normalcy.
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