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Prescott pair rescue Twin Cities man from Lake St. Croix

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PRESCOTT --- It started out like an average Saturday morning for Jim and Carol Toner.

The Prescott residents were sitting in their living room at 517 Lake St. around 8:15 a.m. Dec. 2, reading the paper, when the unusual occurred.


"I heard this loud roar like I never heard before," Jim recalled. "I looked out and I saw this fishing boat going around in circles and no one in it, and I thought oh, boy."

Jim then raced down to the dock, calling 911 and the ambulance.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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