DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Man found dead following rollover crash in Douglas County

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) – A 39-year-old Glenwood, Minnesota man was found dead Friday afternoon on County Road 6 near Mums Road in Douglas County. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says an initial investigation shows Dennis Hovde was driving a commercial vehicle when he left the road, entered a ditch and rolled over. He was pronounced dead at the scene….

Lake Ida drowning victim identified

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says the victim is 59-year-old Danny Haak of Alexandria.

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) — Authorities identify the man they say drowned in Lake Ida Saturday afternoon. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says the victim is 59-year-old Danny Haak of Alexandria. The 911 call came in shortly before 5 o’clock that there was a man in the water. He was brought to shore by neighbors and CPR was started. Emergency…

Man drowns in Lake Ida Saturday afternoon

LAKE IDA, Minn. (KVRR) – Authorities say a man drowned in Lake Ida Saturday afternoon. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a man in the water at 4:49 p.m. The man was brought to shore by neighbors and CPR was started. Emergency responders arrived and continued CPR and life-saving measures, but were unsuccessful. The man was…

UPDATE: Miltona, Minn. house fire victim identified

UPDATE: The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says 57-year-old Terry Gaarsland died in a fire Sunday in Miltona. Authorities say they are not the homeowner.   MILTONA, Minn. (KVRR) – Authorities are investigating after a person was found dead in a house fire early this morning in Miltona, Minnesota. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, dispatch received two 911 calls…

Stolen Fergus Falls vehicle involved in crash, warrant out for driver’s arrest

ALEXANDRIA, Minn.–A warrant has been requested for a man who crashed a stolen vehicle in Alexandria Tuesday morning. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy attempted a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle at approximately 2:16 a.m. The driver started to flee eastbound on 3rd Avenue and due to the driver’s speed and disregard for the public, the deputy…

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…

Moorhead woman injured in ATV rollover in Douglas County

MILTONA TOWNSHIP, Minn.–A Moorhead woman became stuck under an ATV after it rolled over in Douglas County Thursday afternoon. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received reports that a 32-year-old Riley Sowada and a four-year-old passenger were riding an ATV that rolled over into a ditch in the area of Lake Irene and County Road 36 NE at approximately 4:45 p.m….

Man Arrested after High Speed Chase near Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, Minn.–A man was arrested Wednesday evening after he fled from police in a high speed chase near Alexandria. A Minnesota State Trooper attempted a traffic stop near West Union at approximately 8 p.m., but the suspect fled westbound on I-94. The Osakis Police Department and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department joined the pursuit as the suspect continued fleeing towards…