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Couple will search Minnesota River for sunken steamboats

A husband and wife team got a grant from the Legacy Fund to use high-tech equipment to scour the river for the remains of steamboats from the 1800s.
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A husband and wife team got a grant from the Legacy Fund to use high-tech equipment to scour the river for the remains of steamboats from the 1800s.

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