Search for missing man underway at Bald Eagle Lake in White Bear Township

Search crews are combing a lake in White Bear Township for a missing man.

Ramsey County crews responded to Bald Eagle Lake, just north of White Bear Lake, around 8 p.m. Wednesday for the report of a man who had gone underwater in the lake and hadn't resurfaced.

Steve Linders of the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office told FOX 9 on Thursday the man they're searching for is 62-year-old Mark Lowell. Witnesses said he jumped off a pontoon boat to retrieve something from the water, went under, and didn't resurface. 

Water Patrol boats were launched a short time later and searched until 1 a.m. Thursday. Search efforts are continuing at 10 a.m. Thursday.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is assisting with the search, Linders said. 

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Search efforts are underway to find 62-year-old Mark Edward Lowel in Bald Eagle Lake. (FOX 9)