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Thursday, July28,2011 f,,? P_avol, nmo_nt Pnzp 11 ,o i-c Water accidents and drownings; crime blotters the south side of County Road 21 in Big Swan Lake and he was flsh- Montrose man killed by train was dead. He was identified as Lee possible. Depending on conditions Annandale man drowns in ing on the north side of the road in Friday, July 22, at 1:14 a.m. the Hackert of Paynesville. The accident and weather, the Sheriff's Office Big Swan Lake in Kingston the flooded Collinwood Creek area. Burlington Northern Sante Fe Rail- remains under investigation by the may re-instate "No Wake Zones" on Sunday July 24, the Meeker Approximately 15 minutes passed way Company reported that a west- Steams County Sheriff's Office and these orotherlakes. County Sheriff's Office received a when Terrence went to speak with bound train had struck a person the Ramsey County Medical Exam- Canoers rescued in Sauk River call at 11:55 a.m. of a man drowning his brother. Terrence Lynch was just east of the city of Waverly in iner's Office. Friday, July 22, at about on County Road 21 near Big Swan unable to locate his brother and MarysvilleTownship. The Ramsey County Medical's 5:50 p.m., Stearns County Sher- Lake by the Meeker and Wright began searching for him. Terrence The Wright County Sheriff's Office has determined that the iff's Department received a call County Line. The caller was located Lynch was able to locate Patrick Office and theWaverly Fire Depart- cause of death in this matter was that life jackets and coolers were in Kingston Township near the Lynch floating in the water approx- ment responded to the scene where ffesh-waterdrowning, seen floating down the Sauk address of 74064CountyRoad21. imately l00 yards north of County they located a dead man. The inci- No-wake zones have ended River near Spring Hill Township. Meeker County Sheriff's Depu- Road 21 in the Collinwood Creek. dent remains under investiga- The Stearns County Sheriff'sWhile the Sheriff's Department ties, a Wright County Sheriff's Dep- This case is currently under don by the Wright County Sheriff's Office declared Emergency "No was responding to the call, they uty, Dassel Rescue, Cokato Ambu- investigation by the Meeker County Office and theWright County Medi- Wake Zones" on the following lakes received a second call from Chris- lance, AllinaAmbulance, Life Link Sheriff's Office; however, at this cal Examiner's Office. beginning at 12:01 a.m. Wednes- topher Leow, age 48, of Mound, Helicopter, and Litchfield Rescue time it is believed that Patrick The victim has been identified as day, July 20: Beaver Lake, Car- who was one of a group of six were all dispatched to the scene. Lynch fell into Big Swan Lake and Virgil Dalbec, age 37, of Montrose. nelian lake, Horseshoe Chain of canoers. Leow said that the canoe Litchfield Rescue was paged to was taken by the current through a Man dies in accident in Rice Lake Lakes, Two Rivers Lake, and Rice of two of his friends tipped over, assist with a water recovery, how- large culvert where he went under Wednesday; July 20, at about Lake. Those zones expired Mon- and they were stranded in the ever they were canceled a short County Road 21 and ended up in 6 p.m., a 73-year-old man has been day, July25 at 12:01 a.m. The Emer- river holding on to some branches, timelater. Collinwood Creek on the north pronounced dead after he was fotmd gency "No Wake Zone" on Pleasant Dispatch was able to ring his cell Upon deputies' arrival, the vic- side of County Road 21. In the area in the water. The Steams County Lake expired Tuesday, July 26, at 10 phone near the address of 320th tim, Patrick Lynch, 56, of Annan- where his fishing pole was left, the Sheriff's Office responded to a wel- a.m. Stearns County Sheriff's Office Avenue. The Sheriff's Depart- dale, was observed floating in the water was high to the road ditch, fare check at 24604 165th St in Eden will continue to monitor area lakes ment, with a Melrose Police Offi- water on the north side of County and the current was substantial as Lake Township. The address is about and assess the need for any other cer, were able to throw a rope to Road 21. Dassel Rescue used an evidenced by eddy currents on the 4 and a half miles east of Payneswille action. Boaters are advised that the two men who were then pulled inflatable raft to retrieve the victim water surface. The large culvert was on Rice Lake. The caller reported to water levels are still elevated ant the to safety. The two men were Kent from the water and he was brought also under water because of the the Sheriff's Office that her husband potential for property damage may Pederson, age 49 of Inver Grove to shore where advanced life-sav- high water level. had gone down to the lake to pull the still exist on area lakes. The Sheriff's Heights, and Darrin Pederson, ing measures began immediately. Wright County Sheriff's Office dock out, but that she was no Ion- Office cautions boaters to monitor age 47, of St. Paul. Their canoe was Patrick Lynch was pronouncedOn July 18, Kelly Rae Zitzloff, 42, get able to see him or the vehicle he their boat's wake and when pos- capsized and it still remains in the dead on the scene, was arrested in Maple Lake on a MN was driving. The Paynesville Police sible, to travel at slow or no-wake river. The other men were able to The caller, Terrence Lynch, 57, Department of Corrections warrant for a probation violation. Department responded to assist the speeds on any area lake that may be get their canoes to shore and then of Ramsey, Minn., informed depu- On July 21, Bryan Thomas Grega, Sheriff's Office and discovered the experiencing high water. If you are taken out of the river, ties he picked his brother, Patrick 43, of Annandale was arrested in unresponsive 73-year-old man in the engaging in activities that will gen- The six men were heading Lynch, up from his group home Buffalo on a Wright County warrant water. His body was found between erate a wake, like tubing, water ski- down the Sauk River and planning residence,in Annandale, and drove for 3rd degree controlled substance a pontoon and the lift wheel for ing, knee boarding, please be cour- to camp at Spring Hill Park.to Big Swan Lake to fish alongside violation. the pontoon lift. He was brought to teous to land owners and conduct Melrose Fire Department alsothe road. 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