river rescue

Two Men Rescued From Elm River

It happened around 5:00 a.m. Saturday morning

GRANDIN, N.D. — The Traill County and Cass County Sheriff’s Offices rescue two men stranded in the Elm River for nearly three hours this morning. Deputies found them in a pickup completely surrounded by water near Grandin around 5:00 a.m. 34–year–old Eric Kent and 33–year–old Chad Erickson, both of Grandin, told officers their truck went into the river around two….

Update: Body of Missing Man Found In West Battle Lake

Crow Wing County Sheriff used sonor to locate the body of Peter Akinboro

Otter Tail County, MN — The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office reports they found the body of 39-year old Peter Akinboro Wednesday afternoon. The body of the Grand Forks man was found in 47′ of water on West Battle Lake. An autopsy will be performed to determine cause of death. The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office provided sonor capability to…

Boat Involved in Rescue on the Red River Recovered

Fargo fire officials say retrieving the boat was good practice for future river rescues

  FARGO, ND — A boat was recovered after getting stuck on the Red River Tuesday morning. The boat became stranded after a father and son couldn’t get the motor to start, causing it to drift and get stuck in the river’s rocks. It took Fargo and Moorhead rescue crews about two hours to bring them to safety using cables…

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…