Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff: Man Found Dead Under Tree Near AlexandriaA 59-year-old man died early Monday afternoon after he was found pinned underneath a tree in northwestern Minnesota, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
Douglas County Attorney: Missing Starbuck Woman Died Of Drug Overdose Human remains that were found near Alexandria in October have been confirmed to belong to the missing Starbuck woman Laura Schwendemann. The Medical Examiner confirmed that the remains belonged to the 18-year-old woman.
Missing Douglas County Man Found Dead In SloughA missing Kensington man was found dead in a slough in Douglas County Friday afternoon. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, deputies were asked to complete a welfare check on 63-year-old Danny Leonard Tucker. Tucker had not been seen for about three weeks and had a history of health issues.
ME: Human Remains Are Missing College StudentThe Midwest Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Friday that the human remains found Monday in Douglas County belong to a missing Starbuck college student. Laura Ann Schwendemann, 18, was last seen alive on the night of Oct. 14 at an Alexandria gas station.
Family, Investigators Believe Remains Found Are Missing 18-Year-OldAn autopsy is being done on human remains that were found in a farmer's field Monday afternoon. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, around 2:31 p.m. a farmer discovered what was believed to be human remains while harvesting a field in Orange Township.
Sheriff: Woman's Body Found By Farmer Near AlexandriaAuthorities say a body was found in northwestern Minnesota Monday afternoon as the case of a missing woman in the area is active and ongoing.
Sheriff: Motorcyclist Hurt In Douglas County CrashA 19-year-old man was injured Saturday night after his motorcycle lost control and crashed in northwestern Minnesota, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Authorities responded to the crash at about 7:31 p.m. on S Maple Lake Road SE near the town of Forada, which is just south of Alexandria.
State Patrol: 2 Hurt After Motorcycle Hits Cow In Superior (Wis.)Two people were hurt, one seriously, after a motorcycle struck a cow early Sunday morning in northwestern Wisconsin, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.
1 Dog Dead After Alexandria Fire Consumes HomeA Saturday fire that started in a garage left an Alexandria home destroyed and a dog dead. According to a report from the Douglas Count Sheriff's Office, the fire began in a garage on East Lake Mary Road while someone was transferring gasoline from one can to another.
Man Injured By Boat Propeller While Tubing In Douglas Co.A 29-year-old man was seriously injured after being struck by a boat propeller while tubing on a Douglas County lake Thursday afternoon. Nicholas Didier Galler suffered lacerations to his right calf and leg in the accident on Lake Irene
Dog Dies Of Apparent Blue-Green Algae Poisoning In Douglas Co.One dog is ill and another has died after swimming in a Douglas County lake. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, DCSO Water Patrol received a report of one dog becoming ill and another dog becoming ill, and ultimately dying, after swimming in Red Rock Lake.
Minnesota Snowmobiler Dies In Northwestern WisconsinA 70-year-old Minnesota man has died following a snowmobile accident in northwestern Wisconsin. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Robert Kaye of Afton, Minnesota, was riding a snowmobile in Gordon, Wisconsin, on Saturday evening when it went off the path and crashed into trees.

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