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  1. Kathleen Backer for MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | Journal

    Let's think back to when Joel Albrecht had completed two terms as mayor and was seeking a third. Mr. Beussman ran against him; a majority of the citizens, while appreciating and respecting Joel, obviously felt that after eight years, a change and a fresh perspective would be good.

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  2. Christensen supports Hohensee for sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | Journal

    My name is Bob Christensen and I grew up in rural Sleepy Eye. I was employed by Brown County Sheriff's Office from 1991-2007.

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  3. Neighbors tried to stop suspected drunk driver before crash into Madison homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | WKOW-TV

    Neighbors say they tried to stop a suspected drunken driver before she put her sedan into reverse, sped off and backed into a Madison house, nearly hitting a father and two small children. Police say 22-year old Morgan McKenna of Oregon was slumped over in the driver's seat of her sedan Sunday just before 11 a.m. in the driveway of a home on Madeline Island on the city's west side.

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  4. Father, kids escape injury when suspected drunken driver crashes into Madison homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | WKOW-TV

    A father and his two young children narrowly escaped injury when a suspected drunken driver reversed her car into the living room of their Ondossagon Way home Sunday morning. Morgan L. McKenna, 22, Oregon, was arrested and faces charges of second-degree reckless endangerment and operating while intoxicated - second offense.

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  5. From Manitoulin To Madeline: The 2018 Great Lakes Islands SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Manitoulin Expositor

    At its annual "summit" meeting, October 1 and 2, the Great Lakes Islands Alliance celebrated its second birthday and formally adopted the charter it has been working on the past year. This document has as its mission: building relationships, fostering information exchange, and leveraging resources "to address shared challenges and embrace opportunities to benefit islands."

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  6. Lake Superior communities addressing high winds, wavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Business North

    These high winds were evident during the peak of the storm near the Vietnam Veteran's memorial along the Duluth Lakewalk. High winds and waves have caused damage and flooding along the Lake Superior shoreline this week with the greatest impacts seen in the Twin Ports.

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  7. New Owl City album powered by 'Fireflies' hitmaker's wholesome Owatonna lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2018 | Star Tribune

    It was 10 years ago this year. He was still living in his parents' basement in Owatonna, Minn., and working a colorless job at the local Coca-Cola distribution center.

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  8. Dad, 3 children likely suffered hypothermia when they died in Lake SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Star Tribune

    A father and his three children who died after their kayak capsized last week on Lake Superior likely suffered hypothermia. Preliminary autopsy results indicate the father likely died of hypothermia while the children likely died of hypothermia and possibly drowning, according to Ashland County Sheriff Mick Brennan.

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  9. Loyal father, 39, killed on Lake Superior was a collectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | WAOW

    The Loyal father who died with his three children during a kayak ride on Lake Superior worked as a painter and had "quite a collection" of tobacco in his humidor as well as a collection of 8-track tapes and baseball cards, according to his obituary. Eric Fryman, 39, and his three children, Kyra, Analiese and Jansen, died Friday in Bayfield in an open-top tandem kayak while trying to get from Madeline Island to Michigan Island.

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  10. Autopsy: Hypothermia apparent cause of kayakersa deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Ashland County Sheriff Mick Brennan tells the Ashland Daily News that preliminary autopsy results indicate that 39-year-old Eric Fryman died of hypothermia while his three children, ages 3 to 9, died of hypothermia and possibly drowning. The family from Loyal, Wisconsin, set out from Madeline Island in an open-top tandem kayak last Thursday for a 4-mile paddle across open water to Michigan Island.

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  11. Autopsy: Hypothermia apparent cause of kayakers' deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Post-Bulletin

    Ashland County Sheriff Mick Brennan tells the Ashland Daily News that preliminary autopsy results indicate that 39-year-old Eric Fryman died of hypothermia while his three children, ages 3 to 9, died of hypothermia and possibly drowning. The family from Loyal, Wisconsin, set out from Madeline Island in an open-top tandem kayak last Thursday for a 4-mile paddle across open water to Michigan Island.

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  12. Mom Is Only Survivor of Lake Superior Kayak Accident That Killed Husband, 3 KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    A mother-of-three was the sole survivor after a kayak accident during a vacation on Lake Superior left her family dead. Cari Mews, 29, of Loyal, Wisconsin, was rescued by a USGS research vessel after she had been in the frigid water for hours.

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  13. Mom only survivor after family's kayak capsizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | WKRN

    A family's vacation on Lake Superior took a tragic turn when a kayak capsized, killing the father and three young children and leaving the mother as the sole survivor. Cari Mews, 29, and Erik Fryman, 39, took their children on an end-of-the-summer trip to visit the Apostle Islands on Lake Superior in northern Wisconsin.

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  14. Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior CHIPPEWAFond du Lac Band Reaches Agreement on Line 3 PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Electric Energy Online

    ... Indian member bands that make up the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. The Fond du Lac Reservation was established by the La Pointe Treaty of 1854. Archaeologists, however, maintain that ancestors of the present-day Chippewa (Ojibwe) have resided in the ...

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  15. Lake Superior tragedy that left 4 dead spurs safety pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    A kayak ride on Lake Superior that ended in the deaths of four Wisconsin family members would have been difficult even for experienced paddlers, officials say. Bob Krumenaker, superintendent of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, told the Star Tribune of Minneapolis for a story published Sunday that it was a sobering reminder of the vastness and danger of the largest of the Great Lakes.

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  16. Mom is sole survivor of kayaking accident that killed husband, 3 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | CBS News

    A father and his three children were killed when their kayak capsized on Lake Superior on Thursday, officials said. Their mother was the sole survivor of the kayak accident.

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  17. Wisconsin mother is the only survivor after family of five's kayak capsizes on Lake SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A father and three children died during a kayak trip Thursday on Lake Superior, leaving only the mother alive from a Wisconsin family of five , according to police. A news release from the Ashland County Sheriff's Office says the father and all three children died, and only the mother, Cari Mews, 29, survived when the family's kayak capsized in Lake Superior.

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  18. Wisconsin mom lone survivor of kayak accident that kills her husband and three kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Cari Mews was the lone survivor among her family after their kayak capsized off Lake Superior's Apostle Islands. Pictured are husband, Erik Fryman; Annaliese, 5 ; Jansen, 3, held by Cari; and Kyra, 9. A family adventure took a tragic turn when four members of a Wisconsin family died after their kayak capsized in Lake Superior.

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  19. Mother is the Only Survivor after a Family of Fivea s Kayak Capsizes on Lake SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    A family's vacation on Lake Superior took a tragic turn when a kayak capsized, killing the father and three young children and leaving the mother as the sole survivor. Cari Mews, 29, and Erik Fryman, 39, took their children on an end of the summer trip to visit the Apostle Islands on Lake Superior in northern Wisconsin.

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  20. Mum the only survivor in kayaking tragedy that killed husband and three kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | Yahoo!

    A young mum is the only survivor of a tragic kayak accident that killed her husband and her three children. Cari Mews-Fryman, 29, had travelled to Lake Superior in her home state of Wisconsin, US, with her husband, Eric Fryman and their children, Kyra, 9, Annaliese, 5, and Jansen, 3. The group had visited the lake the year before and were excited about seeing it again, the survivor's sister, Bobi Jo Mews, told local media.

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