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Three hospitalized after reporting a possible drowning

EAST GULL LAKE, Minn. Rescue personnel responded to a possible drowning Sunday afternoon on May 26 near the Gull Lake Resort in East Gull Lake.

At 15:55, a call for help was made. Greg Ringler, firefighter fire and rescue chief, said three children were in the water, according to the first scanner report. At the scene, it was learned that the victims were three adults. According to Ringler, one of the adults was able to grab the other two and return to the shore. As soon as they got out of the lake, they all breathed and talked, said Ringler.

Ringler said that all three were transported by ambulance to Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.

The sheriff offices of Cass and Crow Wing, Minnesota State Patrol, Pillager Fire and Rescue and North Memorial Ambulance have helped on the ground.

The Cass County Sheriff Office has responded to two possible drownings this past week. The authorities responded on the afternoon of May 20, when 69-year-old Sandra Crow from Mora, Minnesota, stopped in the water near a dock at the Woodland Resort in Kabekona Bay on Leech Lake north of Walker, Minn.

The Sheriff Bureau then responded on Tuesday, May 21

, to a report of a deceased man in Louise Lake, Wabedo Town, in Longville, Minn. The man was identified as a 78-year-old Robert Mindock from Illinois.

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