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Duck hunters rescued from Mississippi after boat capsizes near Brownsville



A party of duck hunters was rescued from the Mississippi at Brownsville on Saturday, after their boat reportedly capsized.

Unofficial reports indicate that up to a dozen people were brought to shore safely at Wildcat Park, and everyone was accounted for.

Rescue boats. a fire truck, and an ambulance went to the landing following the late afternoon call.

The Houston County sheriff’s office is investigating the situation.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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