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New system has N.S. search and rescue volunteers responding faster

A new dispatch system for search and rescue teams in Nova Scotia is helping round up volunteers more efficiently, according to one volunteer who uses it. 379 more words

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Obstructive behavior from Senator Doug Ericksen's office / Facebook post, Sj Robson

22 mins March 21, 2017  Sandy Robson

This is a lengthy post, but I wanted to tell the complete story of my experience in calling Senator Ericksen’s office on March 17th, and March 20th. 1,587 more words

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Monday Marks DNR Deadline To Remove Ice Houses From Several Lakes

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Still have an ice house out on the lakes in the Twin Cities or down south?

Well, according to the DNR it’s time to remove it. 130 more words

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Mystery Solved: Hydrologists Know Where The Devil's Kettle Goes

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – If you’ve ever visited Minnesota’s north shore of Lake Superior, you’ve no doubt been inspired by vistas of jagged rock and tumbling waterfalls. 359 more words

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Bell Museum’s cooked wood highlights niche industry opportunity

A few years ago, architecture firm Perkins+Will came to a conclusion while drawing plans for the new Bell Museum of Natural History and Planetarium on the University of Minnesota’s St. 619 more words

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RCMP, fire officials work to rescue man stuck on thin ice in Nova Scotia

RCMP and fire officials are currently working to rescue a man who is stuck on thin ice off Highway 7 in Smith Settlement, N.S.

Police say a man went to put a fishing shack up on the ice Friday afternoon when it was determined to be too thin. 32 more words

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Warm Weekend Weather Has DNR Urging Caution On Minn. Lakes

LAKE MINNETONKA, Minn. (WCCO) — Warmer weather has law enforcement warning about the dangers of thin ice.

In just the past couple of weeks, Minnesota has seen several instances of vehicles breaking through. 105 more words

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