DIVE TEAM

UPDATE: Body of drowning victim recovered in Alexandria

Witnesses say they could see splashing briefly before losing sight.

  UPDATE: The Douglas County Dive Rescue Team recovered the body of 30-year-old Javier Miguel Castro of Alexandria at approximately 10 a.m. on Sunday, July 5.   DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the victim of a possible drowning. Authorites got the call late Friday night of a possible drowning on the north end…

Bodies of Ice-Fishing Neighbors Pulled From Fish Trap Lake

The men were reported missing Sunday evening after heading out on the lake north of Cushing

CUSHING, MN — Crews have recovered the bodies of two neighbors who died while ice-fishing on a lake in central Minnesota. The men were reported missing Sunday evening after heading out on Fish Trap Lake north of Cushing. Responders first found the body of 69-year-old Wayne Vaverek of Cushing. Despite lifesaving efforts, he was pronounced dead at the scene. Divers…

Pilot Dies After Plane Crashes South of Mandan, North Dakota

The 35-year-old's identity was not immediately released

MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — A pilot died in an airplane crash Tuesday afternoon south of Mandan. The airplane crashed into the Missouri River near the Fort Rice Boat Dock, which is about 30 miles south of Mandan. A dive team has recovered the pilot’s body. The 35-year-old’s identity was not immediately released. The pilot was flying alone. The cause of…

Jet Ski Rider Goes Missing at West Battle Lake

Search crews say they will not stop until he is found

WEST BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — A jet ski was found on West Battle Lake Saturday night, but its rider is still missing. Squad cars with empty boat trailers line the east entry port around noon on Sunday. This is day two of the Otter Tail County dive team’s search for a missing man, likely in his 40’s. Several electronic sensors…

Death Investigation Underway in Stutsman County

The vehicle and body of a 25-year-old man were found by the dive team last night around 8:30

  STREETER, ND — The Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after finding the body of a man submerged in a vehicle near Streeter. They responded early Wednesday to a report of suspicious vehicle tracks near a body of water and sent in a dive team. Around 1 P.M., they received a report of a missing man in the Streeter…