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Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Tuber dies after being trapped in turbulent Guadalupe River

A tuber who got caught in an undertow near the Mill Street dam on the Guadalupe River last week died of her injuries on Tuesday in a New Braunfels hospital.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Tuber drowns on crowded stretch of San Marcos River

The body of Tychicus Foston, a 20-year-old Lake Jackson area resident, was pulled from the river Sunday afternoon, a day after he disappeared from a flotilla.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Boy in critical condition after nearly drowning in New Braunfels pool

Police say an 8-year-old boy apparently is still in critical condition at a San Antonio hospital five days after nearly drowning in a swimming pool on July 4.

Monday, September 20th, 2010

City task force issues river access recommendations

A city-created river recreation task force has issued its recommendations for river access restrictions, hoping their implementation will insulate local water users from state restrictions. The task force offered advice on areas ranging from dogs and litter...

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