BOATERS RESCUED ON BLACKDUCK LAKE

On Tuesday morning, the Beltrami County 911 Communications Center received a call about a boat spinning in circles on Blackduck Lake, with three people in the water. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota DNR Enforcement, Blackduck Police, and Blackduck Ambulance responded. Rescued from the lake were 64 year old James Waltz; 56 year old Benda Waltz… both of Hines; and 29 year old Holy Stevens of Austin. Authorities say it appears to have been due to operator error, Nobody was hurt.