West Bend man drowns in Minocqua lake

July 29, 2014

MINOCQUA Authorities say the man who drowned in Oneida County over the weekend was from West Bend.

Police in Minocqua say 56-year-old Russell Steiner drowned in Lake Shishebogama (shish-eh-BAHG'-ah-mah) Saturday about 11 p.m. The man's family tried to rescue him after he began struggling in the water and brought him to shore.

WAOW-TV (http://bit.ly/1kiGEUn ) reports Steiner was taken to a local hospital and was pronounced dead.


Associated Press