Search continues for 3 men after boat found capsized in northern MN


Three men are missing after their boat was found capsized on Lake of the Woods Saturday.

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Lake of the Woods County deputies told Valley News Live the boaters – Keith Ayers, 28; Cody Ostendorf, 24; and Justin Haugtvedt, 22 – left Sunset Resort on Oak Island around 11:30 p.m. Friday, and were reported missing on Saturday.

The men – all from Baudette – were staying on nearby Flag Island before they went missing.

Their 16-foot boat was found capsized near the northeast corner of Flag Island on Saturday around 3:27 p.m., Page 1 Publications says.

Officials from several agencies, including the sheriff's office, the U.S. Border Patrol and the Roseau Police Department, have aided in the search, which includes efforts from the air, ground and by boat, the Grand Forks Herald reports.

The search was suspended Sunday night, but will begin again on Monday, Valley News Live says.

The temperature Sunday was a high of 62 degrees, with a low of 37 in Baudette, The Weather Channel notes.

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