The teen, who was with a group of about seven friends, was swimming out to join his friends on a platform in the lake when he began to show signs of distress.
Brooklyn Center and northwest Twin Cities metro area has a significant West African population.
The Dakota County Attorney's Office has charged Brian Fitch Sr. with two counts of first-degree murder for shooting Officer Scott Patrick during a traffic stop.
Police say the man crashed his vehicle into a fence Sunday afternoon, fired at bystanders before carjacking an SUV at gunpoint, then fired at officers who tried to stop him.
Police say the men's wounds were not life-threatening, but all three were taken to North Memorial Medical Center to be treated.
Brian Cornell of PepsiCo will step in to replace Gregg Steinhafel. It is the first time the company has hired an outsider for the position.
An hours-long manhunt, followed by a gun battle, ended last night with the capture of 39-year-old Brian Fitch Sr.
Police have captured the suspect they sought in the killing early today of Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick.
In his order, Wolf wrote that the state failed to show John LaDue made a "substantial step, beyond mere preparation" toward the commission of first degree murder.
One worker was electrocuted, another injured in the same incident while working on the CapX2020 Brookings County-Hampton power line, a 250-mile transmission project stretching from South Dakota to the suburban Twin Cities.
A longtime critic of the Minneapolis Police Department says officers came to his house to arrest a family member and ended up beating him up.
Andrew Billingsley, Jr. of Minneapolis was shot at a gas station parking lot at Penn Avenue North and North 26th Avenue just before 7 p.m. Thursday.
The Israelis are "defending themselves against Hamas' terrorism," he told the Community Gathering for Israel, an event put on by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas.
"The late Saado Ali was well-known back home. She was a legend. This woman spoke about injustice, corruption, law of government. She was a brave human being," said Jabril Afyare, president of the Somali Citizens League in Minneapolis.
Mark Zup, owner of Zup's Fishing Resort and Canoe Outfitters on Lac La Croix Lake got a call around 3 a.m. Tuesday that two campers had been hit by downed trees in the BWCA. At first light, he jumped in a boat.