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Man Drowns in Mahnomen County Lake

Man Drowns in Mahnomen County Lake Click to Enlarge

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN--A 19-year-old Thief River Falls man drown this weekend in a Mahnomen County Lake. The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office says the victim had been jet-skiing on Little Vanose Lake without a life vest and was reported missing on Friday evening. A massive ground, air and water search was conducted by multiple agencies. The body was recovered Saturday. The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of relatives.

The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office was assisted by White Earth Police Department, White Earth Conservation, Mahnomen Fire Department, Mahnomen/White Earth Emergency Management, Minnesota DNR, Minnesota State Patrol, Becker- and Polk County Sheriffs Departments, UND and Grand Forks Police Departments, Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office and Unmanned Arial Services

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