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Yet, another river rescue for Winneshiek County

Decorah, Iowa – The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to two more river rescues last week.

The first rescue happened around 8 p.m. on July 12 where three females were reportedly stranded while tubing on the river near Freeport.

The second came around 3:45 on July 16, the sheriff’s office says two females had capsized a kayak near the bridge at Pole Line Road and Bluffton Road.

No injuries were reported in either incident.

The rescues mark at least six this season for the sheriff’s office after several warnings from law enforcement about river dangers.


Kellan Heavican

News & Sports Director

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