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Published May 15, 2012, 10:09 AM

Authorities recover sailboat that sank in Clearwater Lake, killing 2 brothers

(WDAY TV) - Authorities have recovered a sailboat that sank in Clearwater County last month, killing two young brothers. The sheriff's office recovered the 10-foot sailboat in Clearwater Lake.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

(WDAY TV) - Authorities have recovered a sailboat that sank in Clearwater County last month, killing two young brothers. The sheriff's office recovered the 10-foot sailboat in Clearwater Lake.

Crews hoisted the boat to the surface in about 30 feet of water. Dan Risland of Leonard and his three sons were sailing on the lake when the boat sank. The boys had on life jackets, but spent about an hour in 40-degree water.

Two-year-old Jacob and 6-year-old Zech died of hypothermia. Their 8-year-old brother, Isaiah, is recovering in a St. Paul hospital.

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