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Ice accident victim repays rescuers

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A Bloomington businessman plucked from icy Island Lake in Hubbard County two weeks ago met with his rescuers Wednesday night, thanked them and showered them with donations of equipment including the hovercraft that sank.


"I certainly appreciate all your efforts," said Ken "Kenny" Thompson to the two dozen rescuers assembled at the Hubbard County Law Enforcement Center.

"That two minutes really made a difference."

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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