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Two hurt by falling tree as storm takes its toll

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At least two people camped on Loon Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness were badly hurt early Tuesday when a tree fell on their campsite as storms battered northern Minnesota and North Dakota.

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Paramedics from Crane Lake, Minn., were at the scene Tuesday afternoon, and U.S. Forest Service float planes were en route from Ely to ferry the victims out of the wilderness.

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