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Man rescued from icy water returns to make donation

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


"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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