Kayaker pulled from river

The Pierce County Sheriff's Department received a call to rescue a stranded kayaker on the Rush River Tuesday.

The female kayaker was was on County Road A in Maiden Rock township. Her kayak overturned as she went down the Rush River.

She was able to grab hold of a tree sticking out of the middle of the river and stayed there until she was rescued. The kayaker was taken to Hastings hospital with unknown injuries.