Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

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.
Sheriff: 2 Hurt In Douglas County Motorcycle CrashAuthorities said two people were seriously hurt in a motorcycle crash early Saturday night in northwestern Minnesota. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of a motorcycle crash at about 4:38 p.m. on County Road 5 west of Silver Lane NW.
Kayaker, 15, Drowns In Douglas County A 15-year-old kayaker drowned on Sunday in western Minnesota, officials say, when his kayak apparently capsized and he wasn’t able to exit the craft. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says a Montevideo woman called them just before 5 p.m., saying that her son hadn’t returned to their campground at Wildridge Campgrounds on Lobster Lake.
Sheriff: Man, 23, Drowns In Douglas County LakeAuthorities said a 23-year-old Alexandria man died Wednesday night in a drowning incident in a Douglas County lake. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office was called to Maple Lake on the 12000 block of Forada Beach Road SE just after 5 p.m. on a possible drowning and that a victim was found in the lake.
Sheriff: Missing Man From Garfield Found SafeAuthorities in northern Minnesota said a man who had been missing for about two days was found Thursday morning and is safe.
Police: Woman Arrested After Firing Gun Multiple Times At Home Officials in western Minnesota say a 46-year-old woman was arrested Monday after she allegedly pulled out a gun in front of her husband and fired it multiple times in their home.
2 Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting In Douglas CountyTwo people are dead and a sheriff’s deputy is recovering after taking a bullet in his kevlar vest during an officer-involved shooting Monday night in northwestern Minnesota.