Lost hunter found in Mahnomen County
DETROIT LAKES -- The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office says a hunter lost in the woods about four miles southwest of Bejou was found the same day after a 2.5-hour search in subzero temperatures.
Steven Engebretson, 56, of Pelican Rapids was dropped off at his hunting site by two friends at about 3 p.m. Saturday. At 6 p.m., the sheriff's office received a report that Engebretson was lost in a wooded area known as Frog Lake, according to a news release.
The sheriff's office, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota State Patrol searched for Engebretson using four-wheelers and tracking dogs.
When Engebretson was found, he told authorities "he got turned around in the woods," the release says.