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August 4, 2014
Teen drowns after kayaking accident on Douglas County lake
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at Wildridge Campgrounds on Lobster Lake on Sunday, August 3, after 15-year-old Brennon David Johnson from Montevideo did not return from kayaking on the lake. According to his mother, Jazell Holverson,...
August 4, 2014 - 12:12pm
July 17, 2014
Death near Alexandria may have been drowning
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A person died Wednesday in what may have been a drowning on Maple Lake near Forada, south of Alexandria. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said it received a 911 call just after 5 p.m. of a possible drowning at 12146 Forada Beach Rd SE. The caller said the...
July 17, 2014 - 7:56am
May 30, 2014
Parents of drowning victim hope loss saves others
ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. -- Dylan Thorp loved being with friends and spending time outdoors. A smiley 14-year-old, Dylan liked swimming, fishing and geocaching. He also liked to bring the outdoors inside. “He loved to rescue animals,” recalled his mother, Danelle Johnson. “We’ve...
May 30, 2014 - 9:30am
August 26, 2013
Boy drowns while swimming in Grand Rapids lake
Updated-1:54pm (08/26/2013) Authorities have identified the boy who drowned while swimming in a Grand Rapids lake Saturday. Five-year-old Ayden Lee Demarre died following the incident at Crystal Lake, Grand Rapids police said Monday. The police previously reported that officers...
news / accidents
August 26, 2013 - 1:55pm
August 9, 2013
Preliminary autopsy: East Grand Forks boy died of accidental drowning
Anthony Kuznia died of accidental drowning, a preliminary autopsy report shows, Polk County Deputy Michael Norland said this afternoon. Norland has been in charge of the investigation and search for the 11-year-old East Grand Forks boy who went missing Wednesday afternoon....
news / accidents
August 9, 2013 - 4:37pm
September 23, 2010
Near drowning in Grand Forks: 'If it weren't for them, I would be dead right now'
Lois Ustanko said it happened quietly. "People always say that if someone is drowning, there'll be a lot of screaming and thrashing, and there wasn't.
news / accidents
September 23, 2010 - 10:08am
April 6, 2009
Montevideo 4th-grader dies following swimming pool incident
GRANITE FALLS -- Granite Falls Police are still looking for answers in the apparent accidental drowning Friday of a Montevideo fourth-grader at the Kilowatt Community Center swimming pool. "We're just in limbo right now," Granite Falls Police Chief Russ Blue said today. Eddie Ojer...
April 6, 2009 - 1:40pm
December 24, 2008
Moorhead man, grandson drown in Texas
A Moorhead man and his 4-year-old grandson drowned during a fishing trip in Texas when the boy fell into the water and the man - who didn't know how to swim - jumped in to try to save him, authorities said. Ramon Alonzo, 58, was visiting family when the accident happened Saturday...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 26, 2008
Hawley man who drowned in Buffalo River had a blood alcohol level of 0.27
HAWLEY - A provisional autopsy report indicates a 66-year-old man whose body was pulled from the Buffalo River in Hawley on Sunday morning drowned and had a blood alcohol content more than three times the legal limit to operate a motor vehicle. James "Jim" L. Johnson was pulled from...
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
November 23, 2008
Hawley man's body pulled from Buffalo River
A 66-year-old man's body was pulled from the Buffalo River in Hawley on Sunday morning, about two hours after family members reported him missing, the city's police chief said. Chief Ernest Rhodes identified the deceased as James L. Johnson of Hawley. (Rhodes earlier said Johnson...
November 23, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
Autopsy confirms man found floating in Lake Maud in August died from drowning
An autopsy has confirmed that a Fargo man who was found floating in a Minnesota lake in August died from drowning, Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon said. Ronald Gabriel Price, 56, was discovered near the south shore of Lake Maud about 11:12 p.m. Aug. 16. He was taken to St.
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am