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The Langes have a front row seat to one of nature's rarities - loon triplets. (Sarah Smith/Enterprise)

Loon trio: An embarrassment of riches

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Jim and Ruth Lange have a lakeside seat to one of nature's rarities - loon triplets.

The trio was born June 4 on Mow Lake in Hubbard County. The retired Park Rapids couple spends weekends and some weekdays out in their pontoon on the lake, watching the growing family of five


"They were the size of golf balls when they first hatched," Jim said.

Thursday it was nigh on to impossible to assemble the family for a group portrait.

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