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Published November 21, 2012, 09:29 PM

Minnesota Fisherman Rescued on Eve of Thanksgiving

A Minnesota fisherman has plenty to be thankful for this evening. Polk County authorities were dispatched to Lake Alysssa near Erskine, Minnesota around 4:15pm to reports that a fisherman had fallen out of his boat and through thin ice.

A Minnesota fisherman has plenty to be thankful for this evening. Polk County authorities were dispatched to Lake Alysssa near Erskine, Minnesota around 4:15pm to reports that a fisherman had fallen out of his boat and through thin ice.

59-year-old Reid Wallin was pulled to shore by a neighbor that witnessed Wallin in the water hanging on to his boat. Wallin was in the frigid water for almost 30 minutes. He was treated at the scene by emergency personnel.

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