Weather Forecast


UPDATE: Hopkins, Minn. man drowns in Balsam Lake Sunday

Email News Alerts

BALSAM LAKE -- The body of a 24-year-old Hopkins, Minn. man was recovered by fire department divers late Sunday morning, about an hour after he slipped beneath the waters of Balsam Lake while attempting to swim to a floating raft with a companion.


Deangelo L. Williams was identified as the victim by Polk County Sheriff Peter Johnson on Monday morning.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Steve Dzubay
Steve Dzubay has been publisher at the River Falls Journal and Hudson Star Observer since 1995. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He previously worked as a reporter-photographer at small daily newspapers in Minnesota and is past editor of the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal.
(715) 426-1054