Nicollet County Lost Hikers Found 19 Feb 14

The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office received a report of 3 lost hikers at 7 Mile Creek Park Tuesday evening. Gail Looft and Elizabeth Vlasak of Montgomery, and Shanah Collins of Le Center had set out hiking in the park south of St. Peter earlier in the day, but reportedly became disoriented as night fell and they called 911 at just after 5:30pm. Nicollet County dispatchers were able to track the hikers’ movement through the 911 call, and guided them along the trails to rescue personnel. They were found unhurt at just before 7pm. Nicollet County’s Seven Mile Creek Park has 628 acres of land and 10 miles of trails.