Drowning

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…

West Fargo Woman Found Guilty of Drowning Newborn Son

verdict handed down by a Cass County District Court jury against 37-year-old Ginny Lubitz

FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo woman accused of drowning her newborn child in 2018 has been found guilty of murder. That was the verdict handed down by a Cass County District Court jury against 37-year-old Ginny Lubitz. Court documents say Lubitz placed her newborn child face down in about an inch of water in her bathtub to cause his…

Man Who Drowned In Goose River Possibly Trying To Save Dog

Searchers recovered the body of 59-year old Kelly Lipsiea

PORTLAND, N.D. — A man who drowned in the Goose River in Portland, North Dakota on Sunday may have been trying to rescue his dog, according to authorities. Searchers recovered the body of 59-year old Kelly Lipsiea in an open area of water on the iced-over river. A deputy was called to the park on a report of a vehicle…

Minot Woman Drowns in Sheyenne River Near Fort Ransom

The Ramsey County Sheriff's Department is investigating.

FORT RANSOM, N.D. (KFGO) – A woman drowned over the weekend near Fort Ransom. Emergency crews responded to reports that two kayakers had tipped over in the Sheyenne River. Jeremy Finch, of Minot, made it to shore on his own. The second person, Nora Bailey, also of Minot, was unable to make it to shore. She was pulled from the…

Dad Drowns While Attempting To Save Child At Dead Shot Bay Day Before Father’s Day

The Becker County sheriff's office says Christopher Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the bridge

Chris Schultz/GoFundMeDETROIT LAKES, MN —¬†Authorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge into a northwestern Minnesota lake. The Becker County sheriff’s office says Christopher Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the bridge at Dead Shot Bay on Saturday evening. The sheriff’s office says in a news release…

Authorities Identify Mahnomen County Drowning Victim

The sheriff's office says 19-year-old Chase Hron was jet-skiing and not wearing a life jacket

MAHNOMEN COUNTY, Minn. — A 19-year-old Thief River Falls man has been identified as the victim of a drowning last Friday night in Mahnomen County. The sheriff’s office says Chase Hron was jet-skiing and not wearing a life jacket on Vanose Lake. An extensive ground, air and water search was conducted before Hron’s body was recovered on Saturday. Categories: Local…