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Man drowns in water of western Wisconsin dam while getting his 2 grandchildren safely to shore

A man drowned while rescuing his two grandchildren from the water of a dam in western Wisconsin, officials said.

The incident occurred midafternoon Saturday about 11 miles north of Rice Lake at the Mikana Dam, the Barron County Sheriff's Office said.

The 71-year-old grandfather had taken the two children to the dam to fish and swim. Both children had on lifejackets.


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