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Isaiah's voice 'raspy and squeaky': Family encouraged by injured boy's progress

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BEMIDJI - Isaiah Risland's recovery from hypothermia injuries suffered in a sailboat accident continue to encourage family members.

The 8-year-old Leonard boy called his grandparents, Lyle and Ayleen Wallin of Blackduck, on Wednesday, and began to answer questions verbally.


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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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