Canoers Rescued on St. Croix River

Canoers Rescued on St. Croix River Photo: Chisago County Sheriff's Office

August 13, 2017 07:14 PM

The Chisago County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a dozen canoers stranded on the St. Croix River Saturday night. 

Tweets from the Sheriff's Office said the National Park Service helped guide the canoers safely to shore. 

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The sheriff's office said the group got lost about 9 p.m. Saturday sometime after entering the river south of Rush City. A member of the group called 911. 

It was not immediately clear how they became lost, but a tweet said all the canoers "were guided to a landing and happy to be ashore." The sheriff's office said no injuries were reported. 

Check back with KSTP.com as we learn more about this story. 

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Andrew Heiser

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