Red River

Body Pulled From Red River Identified

29 year old David Tikayne went missing on June 5.

David Tikayne, 29, has been missing since June 5th. Family members say he was in the Red River but did not make it out.FARGO, ND — The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s office has confirmed that the body recovered from the Red River on the morning of June 15 is that of 29 year old David Michael Tikayne.  Tikayne was seen…

Body Pulled from Red River, Sent to Minneapolis for Autopsy

Authorities confirm the body as a male who is fully clothed, but are not ready to identify the man

1/5 A body is loaded into the back of a vehicle after being recovered from the Red River near the 12th Avenue North bridge. Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 The Fargo Fire Department and the Red River Valley Dive and Rescue Team recovered a body from the Red River at about 6:30 a.m. Thursday. Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Authorities…

Exploring the Banks of the Red River

NDSU Students take a bike ride to learn about their home

The Red River in all its glory provides water to a lot of us across the region. But how has the river changed throughout the years? What starts off as a normal summer class has turned into an unorthodox classroom studying the nooks and crannies of what we call the Red. NDSU Geology students rode along the banks to enhance…

Latest Search of the Red River Comes Up Empty

Officials Tight-Lipped About Search

FARGO, N.D. — Search crews spent about two hours diving in the Red River near the walking bridge in Oak Grove Park in Fargo late Monday afternoon. Officials confirmed it was not a training mission. They say they heard that something was in the water so they sent divers in but came up empty. They did not release any other…

Fishermen Find Human Remains

Red River Near Oslo, Minnesota

OSLO, Minn. — Two men fishing near Oslo made a disturbing discovery. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the men found human remains. They were fishing in the Red River on Saturday afternoon when they found a skull and bones. The remains have been sent to the medical examiner in Grand Forks. Categories: Minnesota News, News Landing Page Tags: HUMAN…

Moorhead Police Identify Man Believed to Have Gone Missing in the Red River

Police are asking anyone with information on Tikayne to contact the Red River Regional Dispatch Center

David Tikayne, 29, has been missing since June 5th. Family members say he was in the Red River but did not make it out.  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police have identified the man who is believed to have gone missing from the Red River. Police say 29-year-old David Tikayne entered the Red River near 1st Avenue North but witness reports are…

Update: Red River Search Focused On Missing Man

29 year old David Michael Tikayne reportedly entered the Red River on Monday, June 5.

Update: Moorhead Police continue to attempt to locate a man that witnesses report missing. 29 year old David Michael Tikayne reportedly entered the Red River on Monday June 5. Witnesses say Tikayne went into the river near 1 Avenue North. There are conflicting  witness statements about whether  or not he was able to swim to shore. The Moorhead and Fargo…

Red River Search Suspended

Around 1:30 this afternoon a witness called 9-1-1 after they claim a male wearing dark clothes jump into the river.

MOORHEAD, MN – Rescue crews spent the afternoon searching the river after receiving a call that a man may have jumped in and never came back up. Around 1:30 this afternoon a witness called 9-1-1 after they claimed a male wearing dark clothes jumped into the river. Crews responded to the Oak Grove park pedestrian bridge where it meets the…

Moorhead Man Who Fought to Keep Home Moves Out for Flood Protection

The house has a long standing history in his family

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A 50 year battle is over for a Fargo man who fought to keep his home along the Red River. Jim Papacek, 72, is moving out after accepting an offer from the city. In 2011, Papacek told KVRR the house’s history is too hard to leave behind. Homes are being removed in that area to build a…