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FNS Photo by John Stennes Lincoln Marshall, left, and Britton Smith, both with the North Dakota Department of Transportation, braved a blizzard Monday night to go out on Interstate 29 with snowplows to rescue Walsh County Sheriff Lauren Wild and three stranded motorists.

Rescue mission complete: Plows clear path through storm for stranded travelers, sheriff

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GRAND FORKS — Walsh County Sheriff Lauren Wild was stranded along Interstate 29 east of Grafton for about six hours during a blizzard Monday night while attempting to rescue a pair of travelers.

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It took two snowplows, clearing a 25-mile path from Grand Forks to Exit 172 and back, to get Wild and the stranded travelers to safety.

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Kevin Bonham
Kevin Bonham covers news from northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota for the Grand Forks Herald. A North Dakota native, who grew up in Mandan and Dickinson, he has been a reporter or an editor with the Herald and Forum Communications for nearly 30 years. 
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