Three year-old Osakis girl identified as western Minnesota drowning victim

July 29, 2020

BATTLE LAKE, Minn, – A three-year-old girl from Douglas County has been identified as the victim of a drowning last Friday afternoon on Eagle Lake, south of Battle Lake.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says Clare Glenetske of Osakis was flown to a Twin Cities hospital.

Bystanders began CPR after Clare was pulled from the lake. The child was not breathing. Eagle Lake is about 7 miles south of Battle Lake on State Hwy. 78.

A gofundme account has been established to assist the family. The link to the gofundme account can be found by clicking here:


Story and photo courtesy KFGO Radio, Fargo