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Young men rescued after canoe overturns in Minnesota River

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MONTEVIDEO -- Two young men from Montevideo were rescued Monday evening after their canoe overturned on the Minnesota River.

According to a news release from Chippewa County Sheriff's Deputy Kelly Aalfs, Daniel Jones, 18, and Cody Frey, 20, had launched their canoe at Waterman's bridge on Chippewa County Road 15 and headed down river. About 30 minutes later the canoe overturned. Both men swam to a tree and hung on while dialing 911.

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