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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.


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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