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Three People Thrown From Boat, Rescued By Other Boaters

They did not suffer any injuries

BELTRAMI CO., MN — Beltrami County authorities are called after an empty boat is found spinning in circles on Blackduck Lake. The call came in around 6:30 Tuesday night. Three people who had been thrown from the boat into the water were rescued by other boaters. They are: 64-year-old James Waltz and 56-year-old Brenda Waltz, both of Hines, and 29-year-old…

Unresponsive Man Pulled From Island Lake, Flown To Fargo

Authorities do not know the condition of 61-year-old Lyle Nelson

BECKER CO., MN — A Sauk Rapids man pulled from the cold waters of Island Lake was flown to Essentia in Fargo. Authorities do not know the condition of 61-year-old Lyle Nelson. They say witnesses spotted a boat going in circles on the lake and someone was in the water trying to grab on. Nelson was unresponsive when he was pulled…

Man Dies After Trying To Get Boat Back To Dock In Devils Lake

Elderly Grand Forks man's boat floated Off The Trailer

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — An elderly Grand Forks man drowned on Devils Lake late Monday afternoon while trying to get his boat back to the dock. Ramsey County Sheriff Steve Nelson says the man was launching his boat when it floated off the trailer and the wind began to push it away from shore. Nelson says the man attempted to…

How to Stay Safe on the Water this Fourth of July

Even if you're a pro behind the wheel, safety is something everyone should be aware of

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — As we head into the holiday week, boating professionals want you to stay safe while also having fun. It’s that time of year to pull your boats out from hiding and get them back in action on the lakes. But before you start driving, make sure everything you need is still there. “A lot of the…

Boaters rescued on Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (KFGO) – High winds and rough water led to a rescue on Devils Lake Thursday afternoon. Ramsey County Sheriff Steve Nelson a search and rescue teram was for a boat that swamped and sank on the big lake. He says the boat’s motor failed and wind and waves pushed the boat into a shallow area, sinking the…

Search Continues for Missing Fishermen on Lower Red Lake

Police identified them as 29-year-old Deland Beaulieu and a 17-year-old boy

  RED LAKE, Minn. — The search continues for two missing fishermen on Lower Red Lake. The Red Lake Department of Public Safety got a report of a boat that had capsized on the eastern side of the lake on Monday afternoon. One of three fishermen in the boat swam to shore and was treated for hypothermia. Two others in…

Kayak Launch on the Red River Shuts Down for Winter

The Forest River Drive launch, which was installed last year in south Fargo, closed today

  FARGO, ND — A new kayak launch on the Red River is closing for the season. The Forest River Drive launch, which was installed last year in south Fargo, closed today. Park District officials said the Lindenwood Kayak Launch will stay open until weather conditions are no longer boat friendly. These launches are for any non-motorized boat and are…

Campers Rescue Three People after Boat Capsizes in Brewer Lake

They were brought back to shore before emergency crews showed up

BREWER LAKE, ND — Two adults and one child are safe after their boat capsized in rural Cass County. But it wasn’t emergency personal who got them out of the water. The wind was heavy at the Brewer Lake campgrounds in rural Cass County Sunday morning. “It’s almost white caps,” added Bob Ward of West Fargo. A far distance from where…

Boat Involved in Rescue on the Red River Recovered

Fargo fire officials say retrieving the boat was good practice for future river rescues

  FARGO, ND — A boat was recovered after getting stuck on the Red River Tuesday morning. The boat became stranded after a father and son couldn’t get the motor to start, causing it to drift and get stuck in the river’s rocks. It took Fargo and Moorhead rescue crews about two hours to bring them to safety using cables…

Minnesota Woman Killed in Boat Crash on Dinham Lake

Two others in the boat were also taken to a hospital

ELLSBERG TOWNSHIP, Minn. — Authorities are investigating a fatal boat crash on a northeastern Minnesota lake. Four people were on a boat that struck a dock and boat lift on Dinham Lake in Ellsberg Township Saturday night around 11. Fifty-four-year-old Ann Delanghe of Burnsville was thrown into the water and rescued by witnesses on shore. She was later pronounced dead…