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Monticello man unhurt after ATV plunges into icy water

A man was riding a four-wheeler from his fish house back to shore when he hit a patch of open water on Norway Lake, north of Underwood. The man pulled himself out and got to shore without injury.
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A man was riding a four-wheeler from his fish house back to shore when he hit a patch of open water on Norway Lake, north of Underwood. The man pulled himself out and got to shore without injury.

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