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Body recovered in central Minnesota lake

The St. Cloud Times reports an ATV and a body were located in Rice Lake near Paynesville. Authorities have not released the victim's identity. The Stearns County Sheriff told the newspaper a resident was reported missing Friday afternoon.
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