DRESBACH, Minn. (KTTC) -- A houseboat that's been sitting in the Mississippi River since May has been removed, just barely beating a deadline.
The boat, owned by Mississippi River Rental of La Crosse, went through a lock and dam gate after its engine failed near Dresbach in May.
All 11 passengers survived and were pulled to safety.
The boat hadn't been moved since.
But according to the Winona Daily News, Chief Deputy Ron Ganrude of the Winona County Sheriff's office, says the boat was towed over the weekend, just days before the deadline that would've resulted in a fine for the company.
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