River hike turns perilous for dad and sons in Jay Cooke State Park
A Shakopee, Minn., man and his two sons, 11 and 8, were rescued from rocks where they were stranded on the St. Louis River in Jay Cooke State Park on Wednesday afternoon.
Joe Matuza, 45, and his boys had been hiking on the south side of the river and had attempted to cross to the north side by hopping rocks. They reached a point where the boys could go no farther.
"The youngest one kind of panicked, and I realized we were in trouble," Matuza said.
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