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File Photo The buoy launched by Xiaodong Zhang and his University of North Dakota colleagues to monitor water quality in the Devils Lake basin.

UND’s lost buoy found near shore of Devils Lake

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GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota’s lost buoy has been found safe and sound in Devils Lake by university pilots conducting an aerial search, according to the university scientist whose department owns it.


The problem is it’s stuck in frozen mud along the shoreline and professor Xiadong Zhang said he couldn’t get it to budge this week. “It’s so hard, like concrete.”

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Tu-Uyen Tran
Tran is an enterprise reporter with the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He began his newspaper career in 1999 as a reporter for the Grand Forks Herald, now owned by Forum Communications. He began working for the Forum in September 2014. Tran grew up in Seattle and graduated from the University of Washington.
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