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Man found unresponsive on Lake Menomin, incident under investigation

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Menomonie (WQOW) - Menomonie police are investigating an incident of a man found unresponsive on top of Lake Menomin's ice.

According to the Menomonie Police Department, a fisherman found the man Saturday morning near the bank of the lake and called 911.

Authorities said when local police and fire crews arrived, the man appeared to have been on the lake for an extended length of time.

The man was taken to Mayo Clinic Health System in Menomonie by ambulance. His condition is unknown at this time.

The Menomonie Police Department is investigating the incident alongside the UW-Stout Police Department and Dunn County Sheriff's Department.

Authorities said there is no threat to the public.

Mary Pautsch

Mary came to News 18 in July 2019 from Sioux City, Iowa where she graduated from Morningside College with a BA in Spanish after attending Iowa State University for 3 years.

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