Drowning

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…

Drowning victim’s body recovered from North Dakota lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – A man’s body has been recovered from Lake Irvine near Devils Lake. Ramsey County Sheriff Steve Nelson says the man broke through the ice last night. Deputies were looking for the man when they discovered his body and snowmobile in the water of the lake, north of Churchs Ferry. Nelson considers the death an accidental…

Frazee man who died while saving son awarded Carnegie Medal

Christopher Schultz (GoFundMe)PITTSBURGH (KVRR) – A Frazee, Minn. man who died while saving the life of his son is one of 17 people receiving the Carnegie Medal for heroism. Christopher Schultz drowned while rescuing his 3-year-old son Ashton, who had fallen into a deep channel in June, 2019, near Detroit Lakes. The 31-year-old Schultz grasped Ashton under his arms and…

Update: Police identify woman found dead in Sheyenne River

Divers search for woman in Sheyenne RiverWEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – West Fargo Police identify body of the woman recovered from the Sheyenne River. At about 3 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 10, West Fargo Fire and Police recovered the body of 70-year-old Beverly Odden of West Fargo. Odden was found along the bank of the Sheyenne River between 13th Avenue W….

Body of Moorhead man recovered from Little Detroit Lake

Crews were searching for 24-year-old Abdimajid Osman Nur

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Crews responded to a report of a possible drowning late Saturday afternoon. The missing man was identified as 24-year old Abdimajid Osman Nur. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says he was on an inflatable canoe with a family member. Nur went swimming and began struggling. The family member tried to rescue him, the canoe capsized and…

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…

West Fargo man airlifted to hospital after being pulled from Lake Melissa

Binstock's condition is not known at this time.

LAKE VIEW TOWNSHIP, Minn. — A West Fargo man was rescued and airlifted to a St. Cloud hospital after being pulled from Lake Melissa on Saturday. Becker County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year-old Cody Binstock dove off a dock and never resurfaced. Binstock’s brother managed to pull him from the water and perform life saving measures. First responders continued life saving…

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…

14-year-old boy drowns in Sheyenne River

WEST FARGO, N.D.–A 14-year-old boy has died after being pulled from the Sheyenne River in West Fargo. The West Fargo Fire Department reported to Goldenwood Drive at 13th Avenue NW at approximately 6:35 p.m. on Wednesday. When the fire and police departments arrived at the scene, bystanders were already pulling 14-year-old James Nyei from the water. FM Ambulance transported Nyei…