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Missing Snowmobiler Found on Lake of the Woods

Posted at: 03/05/2013 1:26 PM
Updated at: 03/05/2013 2:24 PM

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A lost snowmobiler has been found on the Canadian side of Lake of the Woods after Minnesota authorities received a 911 call from him Monday night.

The snowmobiler called 911 at 6:48 p.m. to report that he was lost and his sled had become stuck in snow and slush.  The call was received by the Lake of the Woods Sheriff's Office in Baudette.

A CC 130 Hercules operated by the 435 (Transport and Rescue) Squadron out of Winnipeg located the snowmobiler at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.  They dropped a radio to him to allow for communication until rescuers could arrive at the location by snowmobile

The man was cold but in good health.