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  1. Dad, 3 children likely suffered hypothermia when they died in Lake SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Star Tribune

    A father and his three children who died after their kayak capsized last week on Lake Superior likely suffered hypothermia. Preliminary autopsy results indicate the father likely died of hypothermia while the children likely died of hypothermia and possibly drowning, according to Ashland County Sheriff Mick Brennan.

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  2. Loyal father, 39, killed on Lake Superior was a collectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | WAOW

    The Loyal father who died with his three children during a kayak ride on Lake Superior worked as a painter and had "quite a collection" of tobacco in his humidor as well as a collection of 8-track tapes and baseball cards, according to his obituary. Eric Fryman, 39, and his three children, Kyra, Analiese and Jansen, died Friday in Bayfield in an open-top tandem kayak while trying to get from Madeline Island to Michigan Island.

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  3. Autopsy: Hypothermia apparent cause of kayakersa deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Ashland County Sheriff Mick Brennan tells the Ashland Daily News that preliminary autopsy results indicate that 39-year-old Eric Fryman died of hypothermia while his three children, ages 3 to 9, died of hypothermia and possibly drowning. The family from Loyal, Wisconsin, set out from Madeline Island in an open-top tandem kayak last Thursday for a 4-mile paddle across open water to Michigan Island.

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  4. Autopsy: Hypothermia apparent cause of kayakers' deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Post-Bulletin

    Ashland County Sheriff Mick Brennan tells the Ashland Daily News that preliminary autopsy results indicate that 39-year-old Eric Fryman died of hypothermia while his three children, ages 3 to 9, died of hypothermia and possibly drowning. The family from Loyal, Wisconsin, set out from Madeline Island in an open-top tandem kayak last Thursday for a 4-mile paddle across open water to Michigan Island.

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  5. Mom Is Only Survivor of Lake Superior Kayak Accident That Killed Husband, 3 KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    A mother-of-three was the sole survivor after a kayak accident during a vacation on Lake Superior left her family dead. Cari Mews, 29, of Loyal, Wisconsin, was rescued by a USGS research vessel after she had been in the frigid water for hours.

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  6. Mom only survivor after family's kayak capsizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | WKRN

    A family's vacation on Lake Superior took a tragic turn when a kayak capsized, killing the father and three young children and leaving the mother as the sole survivor. Cari Mews, 29, and Erik Fryman, 39, took their children on an end-of-the-summer trip to visit the Apostle Islands on Lake Superior in northern Wisconsin.

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  7. Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior CHIPPEWAFond du Lac Band Reaches Agreement on Line 3 PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | Electric Energy Online

    ... Indian member bands that make up the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. The Fond du Lac Reservation was established by the La Pointe Treaty of 1854. Archaeologists, however, maintain that ancestors of the present-day Chippewa (Ojibwe) have resided in the ...

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  8. Lake Superior tragedy that left 4 dead spurs safety pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    A kayak ride on Lake Superior that ended in the deaths of four Wisconsin family members would have been difficult even for experienced paddlers, officials say. Bob Krumenaker, superintendent of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, told the Star Tribune of Minneapolis for a story published Sunday that it was a sobering reminder of the vastness and danger of the largest of the Great Lakes.

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  9. Mom is sole survivor of kayaking accident that killed husband, 3 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | CBS News

    A father and his three children were killed when their kayak capsized on Lake Superior on Thursday, officials said. Their mother was the sole survivor of the kayak accident.

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  10. Wisconsin mother is the only survivor after family of five's kayak capsizes on Lake SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A father and three children died during a kayak trip Thursday on Lake Superior, leaving only the mother alive from a Wisconsin family of five , according to police. A news release from the Ashland County Sheriff's Office says the father and all three children died, and only the mother, Cari Mews, 29, survived when the family's kayak capsized in Lake Superior.

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  11. Wisconsin mom lone survivor of kayak accident that kills her husband and three kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | New York Daily News

    Cari Mews was the lone survivor among her family after their kayak capsized off Lake Superior's Apostle Islands. Pictured are husband, Erik Fryman; Annaliese, 5 ; Jansen, 3, held by Cari; and Kyra, 9. A family adventure took a tragic turn when four members of a Wisconsin family died after their kayak capsized in Lake Superior.

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  12. Mother is the Only Survivor after a Family of Fivea s Kayak Capsizes on Lake SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    A family's vacation on Lake Superior took a tragic turn when a kayak capsized, killing the father and three young children and leaving the mother as the sole survivor. Cari Mews, 29, and Erik Fryman, 39, took their children on an end of the summer trip to visit the Apostle Islands on Lake Superior in northern Wisconsin.

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  13. Mum the only survivor in kayaking tragedy that killed husband and three kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | Yahoo!

    A young mum is the only survivor of a tragic kayak accident that killed her husband and her three children. Cari Mews-Fryman, 29, had travelled to Lake Superior in her home state of Wisconsin, US, with her husband, Eric Fryman and their children, Kyra, 9, Annaliese, 5, and Jansen, 3. The group had visited the lake the year before and were excited about seeing it again, the survivor's sister, Bobi Jo Mews, told local media.

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  14. Coast Guard Recounts What Happened in Lake Superior Kayak AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | WDIO

    A Coast Guard official told Eyewitness News about what led to a father and his three children dying when their kayak capsized near the Apostle Islands. What began as a family kayaking trip turned tragic Thursday when a family of five capsized trying to cross a four-mile stretch of Lake Superior "It's known for having very unforgiving weather and being able to turn in an instant," U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Justin Sickler told KSTP-TV.

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  15. Coast Guard: Family was 'Well-Prepared' Before Kayak Capsized in Apostle IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | KAAL-TV Austin

    What began as a family kayaking trip turned tragic Thursday when a family of five capsized trying to cross a four-mile stretch of Lake Superior. "It's known for having very unforgiving weather and being able to turn in an instant," U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Justin Sickler told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS.

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  16. Wisconsin mother is lone survivor after kayak capsizes on Lake...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | The Janesville Gazette

    A Wisconsin family of five was enjoying their last family vacation before the children returned to school when their kayak capsized on Lake Superior, killing all but one of them. Rescue crews late Thursday night pulled the body of 39-year-old Erik Fryman from the water, not far from Madeline Island, according to WCCO.

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  17. After family tragedy on Lake Superior, a plea for kayak safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | Star Tribune

    The fateful kayak ride off the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior that killed all but one member of a Wisconsin family Thursday would have been strenuous for even a highly trained kayaker, regional experts said. It was a sobering reminder of the vastness and danger of the great lake, and of the precautions visitors must take when choosing to paddle it, Bob Krumenaker, the superintendent of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, said Saturday.

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  18. Authorities ID Father Found Dead After Kayak Capsizes; 3 Children Also KilledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | KSTP

    ... on Madeline Island with her husband and three children, sent her a text reading "911" and "Michigan Island." The La Pointe Police Department determined the family left the island in a kayak earlier that day, intending to tour the Apostle Islands. ...

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  19. Father, 39, and three kids die when kayak capsizes in Lake Superior but mother survivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | Daily Mail

    He was found dead with two of his children on Thursday while a third child was found on Friday morning The only person to survive the near Madeline Island accident was his wife and mother of the children, 29-year-old Cari Mews Rescue efforts began after the children's aunt called police and said her sister sent an 'alarming text messages reading "911" and "Michigan Island"' Authorities state that all five family members had on life jackets and it is possible that hypothermia had a hand in the accident A family of five was kayaking near a Michigan Island when the boat capsized, killing a Wisconsin father and his three children. Erik Fryman, 39, was identified as the deceased father by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office.

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  20. Names of victims released in kayak capsizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | WAOW

    ... her sister had sent "alarming" text messages reading "911" and "Michigan Island" around 8:30 p.m. on Thursday. La Pointe Police investigated the call, and determined the family had left the island in a kayak earlier in the day to tour the Apostle ...

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