DNR officers honored for boat rescue on Lake Winnebago
3:36 PM, Oct 5, 2017
5:36 PM, Oct 5, 2017
SHERWOOD, Wis. (AP) - The state Department of Justice is honoring two Department of Natural Resources officers for rescuing a couple from a disabled boat during a raging storm on Lake Winnebago this summer.
According to a DOJ news release issued Thursday, DNR Ranger Jeff Nieling and Warden Tom Sturdivant got a call on July 19 of a 17-foot boat stranded in the middle of the lake as a thunderstorm with 30 mph winds was moving in.