HYPOTHERMIA

Man Pulled From Rice Lake After Snowmobile Goes Through Ice

He tried to avoid the water but skidded and broke through thin ice

BECKER CO., Minn. — A man is taken to the hospital in Becker County after falling through the ice Saturday. 36-year-old Jason Morris was riding his snowmobile on Rice Lake when he approached open water. He tried to avoid the water but skidded and broke through thin ice. Passing snowmobile riders saw Morris and pulled him out of the water…

Two People Wanted On Warrants Pulled From Drainage Ditch Near Harwood

They were checked at a Fargo hospital before they were taken to jail

HARWOOD, ND —¬†Two people who were wanted on warrants had to be pulled from the cold water of a drainage ditch north of Harwood. Authorities rescued 39-year-old Jessica Trottier and 38-year-old Thomas Hibpshman from the water. They were both suffering from hypothermia. They were checked at a Fargo hospital before they were taken to jail. Trottier was wanted on a…

If It’s Too Cold for You, It’s Too Cold for Your Pets; Limiting Exposure Outside

Staff with Homeward Animal Shelter say animals are just as prone to frostbite and hypothermia as humans

FARGO, N.D. — If you have a furry friend, keeping them inside as much as possible over the next few days is in both of your best interests. Staff with Homeward Animal Shelter say animals are just as prone to frostbite and hypothermia as humans. If you are used to taking your pets for a walk, or a few, this…

Fergus Falls Man Could Faces Charges After Crashing Through Ice

Deputies say Leon Engelhardt had been drinking

WALL LAKE, MN — Charges are possible against a Fergus Falls man after he was rescued from Wall Lake east of Fergus Falls. An ATV driven by 65-year-old Leon Engelhardt broke through the ice. He was rescued by two other men. Otter Tail County deputies and paramedics from Ringdahl Ambulance treated Engelhardt for severe hypothermia. He was taken to Lake…

Walcott Man Found Outside Suffering from Severe Hypothermia

It's believed he walked about six miles after he drove into the ditch.

  FARGO, N.D. — We have an update on that man found outside in the bitter cold Tuesday morning. Daniel Haverland, 51, is listed in critical condition at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. The Walcott man was discovered about a half mile from his home. It’s believed he walked about six miles after he drove into the ditch. Haverland was…

Richland County Man Recovering After Extreme Hypothermia

Haverland's vehicle had gone into the ditch Monday night and there was no indication that he had a phone with him

  RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — A man was flown to Fargo by Sanford AirMed after he was found outside northwest of Colfax. Richland County Sheriff Larry Leshovsky says it appears 51-year-old Daniel Haverland walked about 6 miles and was within a 1/2 mile of home when he was discovered by family shortly after 8 a.m. He says first responders with…

Missing Hunter Found Suffering from Hypothermia

They say he spent the evening in his vehicle after it became stuck about 10 miles northeast of Cook, Minnesota

  COOK, Minn. — A man who went missing after going on a hunting trip in northern Minnesota has been found. Authorities say a 72-year-old man is being treated for hypothermia after he failed to return home from a hunting trip. They say he spent the evening in his vehicle after it became stuck about 10 miles northeast of Cook,…

Man Suffers Severe Hypothermia After Being Pulled From Walker Lake

Man Was In Water For About 30 Minutes

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — An Ottertail, Minnesota man was rescued after the snowmobile he was on fell through the ice on Walker Lake Saturday afternoon. Two members of the Ottertail Fire Department, in water rescue suits, were able to pull the man from the water after about 30 minutes. Hubert Hovland was taken to the Perham hospital with severe…

Sauk Rapids Man Taken to Hospital After Breaking Through Ice in Otter Tail County

He broke through the ice while fishing

  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Crews rushed to West Silent Lake in Otter Tail County in the noon hour on a report of a man in the water. They found a 69-year-old man from Sauk Rapids clinging to the side of the ice. He broke through the ice while fishing. The man was taken to the hospital in Detroit…

Two Richland County Brothers Pulled from Lake After Attempted Dog Rescue

Lidgerwood firefighters responded to a 911 call and pulled the men from the water

RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — Two brothers suffered hypothermia after attempting to rescue a dog from a lake in Richland County. Jeff and Jesse Lyons each broke through the ice on Grass Lake on Sunday after their dog broke through. Sheriff Larry Leshovsky says that by chance the brothers’ shouts for help could be heard some distance away because there was…