West Battle Lake

Body Recovered in West Battle Lake Identified as Missing Grand Forks Man

An autopsy will be performed

  WEST BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — The body of a Grand Forks man has been recovered in West Battle Lake, Minnesota. Authorities were using sonar equipment on the lake Wednesday afternoon when they found the body of 39-year-old Peter Akinboro. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office Dive Rescue Team recovered the body with the help of water patrol members. An…

Jet Ski Rider Goes Missing at West Battle Lake

Search crews say they will not stop until he is found

WEST BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — A jet ski was found on West Battle Lake Saturday night, but its rider is still missing. Squad cars with empty boat trailers line the east entry port around noon on Sunday. This is day two of the Otter Tail County dive team’s search for a missing man, likely in his 40’s. Several electronic sensors…