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Tom Mayo was the nurse on a Life Link III crew out of Hibbing that was involved in a search and rescue operation for six men in the Isabella area late Wednesday night and Thursday morning. (Photo courtesy of Life Link III)

Cell phones light the way to forest rescue

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Six men who were lost in a swampy Lake County forest at night waved their cell phones in the air. To the three-person helicopter crew wearing night-vision goggles, it looked liked flashlights glowing in the dark.


The high-tech operation produced a happy ending for the members of a tree-planting crew who lost their way on Wednesday.

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