COLLEGEVILLE - A 16-year-old St. Cloud girl is going to be okay after nearly drowning yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says they were called to Big Watab Lake in Collegeville Township at about 4:00 p.m.

The girl had been swimming when she hit her head on a pontoon and lost consciousness.  She was pulled from the lake by several people.  She was taken to St. Cloud Hospital, and as of last evening she was listed in stable condition and was able to speak to deputies.