WALSH COUNTY

Body Found In Burned-Out Vehicle During Storm Last Month Identified

WALSH CO., N.D. (KVRR) — A body found in a burned-out vehicle north of Minto, North Dakota in mid-February has been identified as 63-year-old Bonita Dolney. Snowmobilers found the remains and because of bad weather, heavy equipment was used to clear a path to the vehicle. Walsh County Sheriff’s Office reports blizzard conditions were a contributing factor in the death….

Man wanted since July arrested in Walsh County

Walsh County Sheriff's Office arrested Chadwick Frovarp

PARK RIVER, N.D. (KVRR) — Walsh County authorities arrest a man that’s been on the run since July. The sheriff’s office performed a fugitive recovery operation and took 41-year-old Chadwick Frovarp of Park River into custody. He was wanted for failing to report for incarceration on one felony and three misdemeanor drug related charges from Grand Forks County. Categories: Crime,…

Fatal Rollover South of Park River, North Dakota

38-year-old man from Pisek died at the scene

PARK RIVER, N.D. — One man is dead after an early morning crash in Walsh County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 38-year-old Pisek man rolled his truck south of Park River. It happened at the intersection of 135th Avenue Northeast and 66th Street Northeast. Officials aren’t sure on the exact time of the crash but say it likely…

Social Distancing: Missile Site Auction Goes Viral

Is A Cold War-Era Missile Site The Perfect Place To Socially Distance?

  If you really want to social distance and truly get away from it all, behind layers of security, a place where you can truly shut off from the world, we’ve got the the spot for you. Only, people are starting to take notice everywhere. You can bid on a sprint missile site in Walsh County. The auction is August…

Identity of Park River Man Pulled From Grain Bin Released

The Man Was Trying To Dislodge Grain Monday Afternoon

WALSH CO., N.D. — A man who died while trying to dislodge grain inside a bin in Walsh County is identified. He is 50-year-old Thomas Shirek of Park River. Authorities say Shirek became trapped inside the bin Monday afternoon, about 6 miles south of Adams. He was taken to the hospital in Park River where he died. Categories: Local News,…

UPDATE: Missing Walsh County Man Found Dead

Michael Eidenschink left his house in Park River around Noon on Sunday, 11/24/19.

WALSH CO., N.D. —  Walsh County Sheriff’s Office post on Facebook: Mike Eidenschink has been located. It was not the outcome we had hoped for. We thank everyone for assisting us with this search. **original story below** PARK RIVER, ND — Walsh County authorities are asking for help finding a missing man. Michael Eidenschink left his house in Park River…

North Dakota Trooper Hurt When 2 Vehicles Hit Squad Car

Mugan was treated at a hospital for minor bruises.

MIINTO, N.D.–A North Dakota state trooper has escaped serious injury when two vehicles struck his squad car on an icy interstate. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened Friday night on Interstate 29 in Walsh County. Trooper Ryan Mugan had his emergency lights turned on when he stopped at a crash. The driver of a car lost control…