UPDATE: Searchers went back to work early Sunday morning looking for a boy feared drowned in Blue Earth County. The boy disappeared into the water at Rapidan Dam Park Saturday afternoon. The Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office says its efforts are being assisted by the MN DNR, Nicollet County Sheriffs Office, Le Sueur County Sheriffs Office and Lake Crystal Fire Department
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RAPIDAN, Minn. – A boy is feared drowned in southern Minnesota.
Blue Earth County sheriff’s deputies and area first responders were called to Rapidan Dam Park around 5:49 pm Saturday for a missing 11-year-old. The Sheriff’s Office says the boy was swimming in the river with other children and may have been pulled into deeper water by the current of the Blue Earth River.
Search efforts continued until sundown Saturday and will resume Sunday morning. Rapidan Dam Park will be closed while the search is underway.
The name of the boy is being withheld by the Sheriff’s Office pending family notification.