The state’s Department of Natural Resources has not enforced a law that forbids fences across the Sauk River in central Minnesota. It is a misdemeanor to obstruct public waters, but farmers continue to run fences between pasture land divided by the river. The fences, sometimes electric or barbed wire, pose a serious risk to canoeists and kayakers.
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A recovery team is attempting to set up camp near Swan Lake today after being foiled by bad weather Wednesday. The group will attempt to recover the body of Ty Sitter who was last seen a week ago by his father and brother as he left to go fish the lake. Sitter’s body is believed to be 90-100 feet of water.