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Good Samaritan boater helps teen stuck in 60-degree water

Police: 14-year-old couldn't lift herself out of water due to recent shoulder surgery

A 14-year-old girl who was playing on a rope swing over Lake Mendota and couldn't pull herself out of the water was helped to safety by a nearby boater Wednesday morning, police said.

Fire department rescues swimmer in Lake Mendota

Man told girlfriend he planned to swim across lake

The Madison Fire Department rescue team had to assist a swimmer in trouble on Lake Mendota on Monday morning, just days after another swimmer died from a late-night swim.

Fire department rescues swimmer in Lake Mendota

Man told girlfriend he planned to swim across lake

The Madison Fire Department rescue team had to assist a swimmer in trouble on Lake Mendota on Monday morning, just days after another swimmer died from a late-night swim.