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Body of Sanborn man found in lake

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Worthington Minnesota 300 11th Street / P.O. Box 639 56187

OKOBOJI, Iowa -- Divers recovered the body of a Sanborn, Iowa, man from the waters of West Lake Okoboji late Monday evening.

At 8:11 p.m. Monday, the Dickinson County Sheriff's Department took a report of a missing person in the West Okoboji Harbor area. Upon investigation, it was determined that the person may have fallen from a dock. The Arnolds Park/Okoboji Diver Team was notified and began a search of the area with the Spirit Lake Fire Department.

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At 9:42 p.m., divers recovered the body of Frederick Boer, 85, of Sanborn, in about six to seven feet of water at the end of a dock where it was believed he had been fishing earlier in the day.

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