Authorities search river for missing swimmer

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Police are searching for a man who disappeared while swimming with a friend in a river west of International Falls.

Ontario Provincial Police say two men were swimming in the Rainy River west of International Falls Sunday night when a 27-year-old man went under water and disappeared.

WDIO-TV (http://bit.ly/12DD9YR ) says the OPP’s Underwater Search and Recovery unit has been deployed. They’re getting help from the Koochiching County Sheriff’s Department.

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Information from: WDIO-TV, http://www.wdio.com

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