Devils Lake

Two Arrested In Drug Bust At Spirit Lake Casino

ST. MICHAEL, N.D. (KVRR) — A drug bust at Spirit Lake Casino south of Devils Lake. Benson County Sheriff’s Office and Bureau of Indian Affairs Police were called to the casino Wednesday night around 8:30 for suspicious activity. They found 41-year-old Joann Tiegen and 44-year-old Michael Garner, both of Devils Lake, in possession of meth, marijuana, packaging materials, scales and…

Man seriously hurt, vehicle starts on fire after rear-ending farm truck near Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (KVRR) – Authorities say a 21-year-old Edmore man was seriously hurt after he rear-ended a farm truck Saturday afternoon on U.S. Highway 2 near Devils Lake, North Dakota. North Dakota Highway Patrol says James Holden was driving westbound on the highway when he rear-ended 39-year-old Jeremy Swanson’s farm truck. Swanson was preparing to turn left onto an intersecting…

Devils Lake strip club shooter sentenced

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – A Florida man who prosecutors say fired gunshots into a strip club on the outskirts of Devils Lake on Feb. 13 has been sentenced five years in prison. Ramsey County State’s Attorney Beau Cummings says 23 year-old Mauricio Colindres of Miami pleaded guilty to three felonies in connection with the shooting at Wally’s Wild West…

Grand Forks man died from accidental drowning

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – A Grand Forks man who was found dead in Devils Lake Tuesday died from an accidental drowning. Ramsey County Sheriff Steve Nelson says it’s still unclear how the man ended up in the water. He had been fishing from shore sometime between about 9:00 p.m. Monday and 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, when his body was found….

Inmate injured by razor wire during escape attempt

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – An inmate at the jail in Devils Lake was injured during an escape attempt. Lake Region Law Enforcement Center Admininistrator Rob Johnson says the man was in an outside recreational area when he tried to scale the fence, which has razor wire on the top. Staff quickly stopped the escape attempt.  The prisoner was treated…

Computer battery suspected of causing fire in Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – One person was airlifted to a Twin Cities hospital following an early morning apartment fire in Devils Lake. Crews responded shortly after 3:30 a.m. Friday. The injured person lived across the hall from the apartment where the fire started. Residents of the apartment where the fire started were playing a video game at the time….