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Man rescued after paraglider mishap

An 86-year-old Windom man and his paraglider were rescued from a tree, Aug. 10, following a flight mishap.

Windom police, fire and ambulance departments were called to the Cottonwood Lake area following a report that the paraglider had crashed into a large Cottonwood tree. The man and his paraglider were rescued with the help of a bucket truck.

For more details about the past week’s worth of law enforcement activity, see the Aug. 17 edition of the Cottonwood County Citizen and Citizen eEdition.

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