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Weathering the storm

February 14, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Area wildlife might be better equipped to handle rough winters than we think.
It can be hard to imagine anything surviving some of the elements that Minnesota winters can throw at wildlife across the state. Continue Reading

Outdoor Factoids: In winter its important to carry a survival kit

November 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Snow covers the ground in much of the region, and travelers last weekend got a harsh reminder of how difficult winter driving can be when Mother Nature delivered a nasty dose of snow and freezing rain.
Enviro-Log, a company that specializes in “eco-friendly” products for home heating and outdoor activities such as camping, hiking and tailgating, suggests motorists carry a survival kit in their vehicles. Continue Reading

Rapid City teen survives 16 hours in forest

November 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A 16-year-old South Dakota boy who became lost while hunting and spent 16 hours alone in the Black Hills National Forest says he was scared but still managed to hatch a survival plan.
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Autistic man survives 3-week ordeal in Utah desert

July 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

DENVER (AP) — An autistic man lived on frogs and roots as he wandered for weeks in the remote Escalante Desert of southern Utah until being rescued, emaciated but alive.
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UPDATE: Man, 67, survives for days after car plunges off California cliff

September 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UPDATED 1:16 P.M.A 67-year-old man who survived for five or six days on leaves and creek water after his car plunged 200 feet off a remote mountain road was found by his children, who tracked him down like television detectives. Continue Reading

Man, 67, survives for days after car plunges off California cliff

September 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A 67-year-old man found alive days after his car plunged 200 feet off a mountain road built a makeshift camp, ate leaves and drank water from a nearby creek to survive, his daughter said.
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Man, 67, survives for days after car plunges off California cliff

September 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A 67-year-old man found alive days after his car plunged 200 feet off a mountain road built a makeshift camp, ate leaves and drank water from a nearby creek to survive, his daughter said.
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Storms fly through state, be prepared for winter weather

October 26, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

Just as the first snowflakes of the season fly through the air, officials are urging North Dakotans to be prepared for the upcoming winter season. Continue Reading

Fall victim’s mother says it’s ‘miracle’ she live

August 21, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MADISON Teagan Marti saw the free-fall ride Terminal Velocity at a Wisconsin Dells amusement park featured on a cable travel show and, being an adventurous 12-year-old, convinced her family to make the trip north from Florida to check it out. Continue Reading

In Otter Tail, dog survives throat-slitting

June 25, 2010 in West Central Tribune

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Someone wanted to be rid of Star, a German shepherd mix who was left for dead with a slit throat in Otter Tail County. Continue Reading