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Nevis responders inch out on thin ice to rescue despondent woman

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Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

A despondent Nevis woman was rescued unconscious Sunday night on the ice north of Little Sand Lake.

Three Nevis First Responders braved the ice and conditions in cold-water wetsuits to rescue the woman, who was 50 yards from the shore.

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Hubbard County Chief Dep. Scott Parks said the 45-year-old woman was still alive Sunday night, but he had no further word about her condition.

The three-hour search triggered a Global Connect warning from the Sheriff's Office to residents in the area.

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