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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 has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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