kayak

Three people survive cold waters of Lake Marquette after canoe capsizes

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) — Three people were treated for hypothermia at the Sanford Emergency Department Friday afternoon after they capsized their canoe on Lake Marquette. Authorities say after the canoe capsized, all three made it safely back to shore. They were all wearing life jackets. Authorities warn that while this scenario ended well, others may not. The full statement from…

UPDATE: Restriction on Red River in Grand Forks lifted

Non-motorized watercrafts are still asked to remain cautious.

UPDATE: The Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office has lifted its restriction on a section of the Red River. The Sheriff’s Office initially closed a quarter-mile section after seven kayakers got caught in the current, but now say the current has slowed enough to lift the restriction. Non-motorized watercrafts are still asked to remain cautious north of the Kennedy Bridge to the…

Kayaker Rescued After Late Night Venture Down Swollen Red River In Grand Forks

A water rescue team found 19-year-old Trevor Binstock of Grand Forks on a tree limb

GRAND FORKS, ND — A teen venturing out on the swollen Red River in a kayak is rescued after the boat capsizes in Grand Forks. A water rescue team found 19-year-old Trevor Binstock of Grand Forks on a tree limb in the river just before midnight. He told authorities he launched his kayak to get a look at the river, but…

Kayak Launch on the Red River Shuts Down for Winter

The Forest River Drive launch, which was installed last year in south Fargo, closed today

  FARGO, ND — A new kayak launch on the Red River is closing for the season. The Forest River Drive launch, which was installed last year in south Fargo, closed today. Park District officials said the Lindenwood Kayak Launch will stay open until weather conditions are no longer boat friendly. These launches are for any non-motorized boat and are…

Navy SEAL, UND Grad Dies in Kayaking Accident

Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Grube was a Cavalier High School and UND Graduate

A North Dakota Navy SEAL and graduate of UND has died in a kayaking accident off the Virginia coast. The Coast Guard says Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Grube was recovered from the waters of Chesapeake Bay two hours after his kayak was found capsized. He was taken to the hospital but died from his injuries. Grube was a 2000…