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Simple, comfortable, life-saving


The sun is out, the fish are biting and the water is fine. It's boating season in the Midwest and all the pieces are coming together for a great time on the lake.

Before you gas up the 18-footer and take the family out for a day of fishing, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds boaters to bring along the final piece necessary to make the outing complete -- life jackets.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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