Colorado woman drowns in West Lake Okoboji


August 8th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

OKOBOJI, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say a Colorado woman has drowned in West Okoboji Lake in northwest Iowa. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office says officers responded to a report of a drowning a little after noon on Tuesday.  The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Jennifer Galagher, of Denver.  She’d been swimming the night before and went missing Tuesday morning. The sheriff’s office says a family member found Galagher under a dock. She was pronounced dead at the scene.