Laurie Stark and Mike Treptow, both of Fond du Lac, stand in Lakeside Park Monday near the shore of Lake Winnebago where a Fond du Lac man was rescued Friday night. Stark heard the man's cries for help when she let her dog out at about 11 p.m.
If Laurie Stark and her neighbor Mike Treptow had ignored the calls for help they heard late Friday night, a 47-year-old Fond du Lac man may not be alive today.
Stark was letting her dog out as usual on Friday about 11 p.m. when she heard what sounded like a faint cry.
"I heard 'help me, help me,'" Stark said. "I thought 'what is that?' and maybe I was hearing things." ...