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MINNEAPOLIS - Isaiah Risland coughed and tried sitting up from his bed Wednesday at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis, providing more positive signs the 8-year-old is recovering from hypothermia.


The boy, who spent about an hour Friday in 40-degree water until first responders could get to him, could also undergo important brain tests by the weekend.

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Steve Wagner
Grand Forks Herald Editor Steve Wagner can be reached at 701.780.1104 and Prior to joining the Herald, Wagner worked at the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer and The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He also previously worked at newspapers in the Twin Cities and Iowa.
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