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A loon that was rescued after landing on Minnesota Avenue on Friday swims away after being released in Lake Superior on Saturday. (Adam Jagunich / Fox 21 News)

Loon not cleared for landing at Duluth garage sale

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As loon landings go, this one wasn't pretty.

First the loon bounced off a car, said Robert Midbrod of Superior, who witnessed it. Then it skidded to a rather abrupt stop on Minnesota Avenue during the Park Point Rummage Sale.


The landing occurred about 1 p.m. Friday, said Midbrod,

51, who rescued the hapless critter. Shortly afterward, Midbrod learned something about handling loons.

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