Polk County snow remover fired after driving loader through ice on Red Lake River
The man who drove the county's loader onto, then through, the ice into the Red Lake River early Monday here in Central Park was fired Tuesday.
"It looks to me like I lost my job," Mike Raymond said. "Today, they sent me a letter. It pretty much tells me I'm done, but I can appeal if I want."
He's worked for the Polk County Highway Department for almost 28 years.
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