The Bemidji Pioneer reports the family of Isaiah Risland is "hopeful, but not optimistic" about the 8-year-old's long-term prognosis. His two brothers died from hypothermia after being pulled from a frigid lake in northern Minnesota last Friday. Their father reportedly told authorities he rushed to get help when weather conditions kept him from pulling his boys to shore.
Former WCCO Radio host Dave Lee moves into podcasts
His new podcast, called 'My First Concert,' launched last week.
Tow boat collies with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI
The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Police: 2 people shot, 1 fatally over the weekend in La Crosse
Officers arrived to the scene and found one person suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Wisconsin couple fight, kill bear that broke into their home
The incident happened last week in north-central Wisconsin.
USS Minneapolis-St. Paul officially launched in Duluth ceremony
It's the first U.S. Navy ship to be commissioned in Minnesota.
North High principal Mauri Friestleben returning to finish year
The principal said Friday she had been fired from her role over her support of a student protest.
One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169
The crash occurred on Highway 169 early Sunday morning.
Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels
All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.
Young Minnesota boy continues to improve after tragic sailboat accident
The Bemidji Pioneer reports Isaiah Risland is showing positive signs at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis. The 8-year-old boy was sailing with his dad and two brothers when their boat sank into the frigid Clearwater Lake in northern Minnesota April 6. Isaiah's two brothers died from hypothermia. They'll be laid to rest Tuesday. Benefits are also planned to help the family with medical costs.
Three young children rushed to the hospital after sailboat capsizes in northern Minnesota
The Bemidji Pioneer reports the children were unresponsive when emergency crews pulled them from Clearwater Lake Friday afternoon. Their conditions were not immediately available. The children's father swam to shore and was treated at the scene.
Authorities recover sailboat in fatal northern Minnesota accident
The Clearwater County sheriff's office has recovered the 10-foot sailboat that capsized last month near Bemidji. Two young boys died from hypothermia and their oldest brother continues to recover. All three boys were wearing life jackets when they were sailing with their dad.
More reminders of dangerous conditions Minnesota lakes
Our mild weather continues to pose a danger on Minnesota lakes right now. Another pickup broke through thin ice Saturday on Lake Minnetonka. WCCO reports the two men inside the truck were able to escape from the windows and make it to shore safely. An SUV crashed through Lake Minnetonka last Sunday. Authorities continue to remind people the warm winter is creating "extremely dangerous" conditions.
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