Drowning

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….

Man Believed To Have Drowned In East Battle Lake

OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. — A man is found unconscious in East Battle Lake near Clitherall, Minnesota around 5 Saturday afternoon. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office tells us the man was pulled from the lake and lifesaving attempts were made but he was pronounced dead. They are continuing to investigate but believe the man drowned. His name is being withheld…

Missouri man drowns near Williston

WILLISTON, N.D. (KVRR) – A Missouri man is dead after drowning in the Little Muddy River near Williston. The Williams County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a drowning Monday near 135th Ave NW and 56th St NW. The victim, 18-year-old Elijah Edmonds, who was transported to CHI St. Alexius, where he was pronounced dead. Williston police, firefighters, and…

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…