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2 southern MN kayakers rescued from Mississippi River

Two Olmsted County kayakers were found safe early Thursday morning after not returning home after a trip to the Mississippi River.

Posted: Aug 9, 2018 11:30 AM
Updated: Aug 9, 2018 11:31 AM

OLMSTED COUNTY, Minn. – Two Olmsted County kayakers were found safe early Thursday morning after not returning home after a trip to the Mississippi River.
At 2:34 a.m., Olmsted County officials met with a 24-year-old female at a residence in the 3600 block of 48th St. NE who claimed her 49-year-old father and her 19-year-old sister were due to return home but she hadn’t heard from them since 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The reporting party knew they were fishing in a 2-person kayak near the Half Moon Landing in the Wabasha/Kellogg area of the Mississippi River.
The two people were located safely at 4:06 a.m.

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