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Swimmer reported missing in Big Kandiyohi Lake Sunday

Search efforts are currently underway on Big Kandiyohi Lake for a swimmer reported missing Sunday.
On June 6, at about 6:32 p.m., the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office got a call that a 32 year old male was missing while out swimming from a boat with friends on Big Kandiyohi Lake, just northeast of Lake Lillian.
A boater in the area tried to assist, but was unable to find the swimmer. Search and rescue efforts began until nightfall, and continued Monday at daybreak today for the swimmer.
Assisting the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office are Lake Lillian Fire Department, Lake Lillian Ambulance, Carris Health/Rice Hospital Ambulance, Life Link, New London Fire Department, Spicer Fire Department, Kandiyohi County Rescue, Minnesota DNR, Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Willmar Police Department, McLeod County Sheriff’s Office and Kandiyohi County Emergency Management.

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