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Published March 23, 2011, 12:00 AM

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers search for a missing MnDOT worker in flooded Seven Mile Creek Park on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 near St. Peter, Minn. Authorities are searching for the operator of a backhoe that fell into the Minnesota River while clearing ice jams between St. Peter and Mankato. The Minnesota Department of Transportation reports that a backhoe was "washed into the river." MnDOT spokeswoman Chris Krueger says the backhoe operator was clearing ice jams. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Brian Peterson)
Read the article: Body of Missing Backhoe Operator Found