Brandon, MN – Town of the Week – 12/8/20

Brandon, MN racked up our largest vote total of the season so far but Argusville certainly made the race close. We got a lot of help with photos from viewers this week. Categories: Town Of The Week Tags: BRANDON, Brandon Minnesota, Brandon-Evansville, DOUGLAS COUNTY, TOWN OF THE WEEK

Fatal Crash Victim In Douglas County Identified

He is 47-year-old Robert Kirscht of Brandon, Minnesota

DOUGLAS CO., Minn. — Authorities identify the man killed in a crash Saturday afternoon in Douglas County. He is 47-year-old Robert Kirscht of Brandon, Minnesota. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says a vehicle driven by 67-year-old David Thoennes of Alexandria pulled in front of Kirscht’s vehicle on County Road 8. Kirscht’s vehicle, which was towing a trailer, rolled. He was pronounced…

14-year-old boy killed in Douglas County crash

CARLOS, Minn.–A bicyclist hit and killed in Douglas County has been identified as a 14 year old Miltona boy. Blake Nohre was pronounced dead at the scene. 14 year old Nick Lambertson of Alexandria was flown to a Minneapolis hospital Investigators say the third bicyclist was not hurt. The collision happened around 10 p.m. on Tuesday on County Road nine…

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…

Body Pulled From Lake Carlos After Drowning Report

Douglas County Dive Rescue Team made the discovery around 10 o'clock Sunday morning

DOUGLAS CO., Minn. — Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has located the body of a man in Lake Carlos that fits the description of the man who was reported to have drowned on Friday. Douglas County Dive Rescue Team made the discovery around 10 o’clock Sunday morning. The body was taken to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office for identification and to…

Two Men Thrown From Fishing Boat, Boat Spins in Circles

They were not wearing life jackets and the kill switch was not used.

DOUGLAS CO., Minn. — A water safety reminder after two men are thrown from their fishing boat on Lake Ida thanks to strong winds and high waves. Douglas County authorities were called around 10:15 this morning for a boat circling in the lake. They say 18-year-old Ethan Sigler and 21-year-old Conner Sigler, both of Cottage Grove, were thrown from the…