A toddler is in the hospital after almost drowning in a retention pond in Olmsted County. Police say the incident occurred Wednesday in the backyard of a home in Stewartville. According to reports, the babysitter lost sight of the child and found him in the water. He was taken to a local hospital where he was placed in a medically-induced coma. No further details are available at this time.
Toddler In Medically-Induced Come Following Near-Drowning Incident
By Ashley Hanley|2021-04-09T06:40:42-05:00April 9th, 2021|
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Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!