Maple Lake: In the path of destruction
MAPLE LAKE, Minn. -- Gary Gruhot stopped in at Harlan's Boats R-Us in Mentor, Minn., on Friday to buy a new pontoon, even though there was no electrical power in the building, so owner Harlan Kirkeide couldn't get it ready for him.
Gruhot, who lives in Argyle, Minn., has a camper at Polk County Campground on Maple Lake, which took a direct hit from Thursday's deadly tornado that carved a wide swath through this lake country about 50 miles southeast of Grand Forks.
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