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natalie

Ice storm aftermath (9 pics)

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These are two trees in my backyard that broke in half

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This is the big tree in the backyard

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The mailbox

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Down the street

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The tree in the front yard (same tree in the other post)

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Woooow! That is some nasty damage! We were fortunate to have minor damage compared to that.

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Wow, what a mess! I hope your house didn't suffer any major damage. Looks like a lot of trees will have to be replanted. The tree in the 7th picture looks like a peeled banana.

Thanks for sharing these, and letting us know what is happening up there.

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Clean up will take a while... the city has to bring in a tree cutting compamy before they can fix all the power lines. As of now Silver Bay has power, but Finland isn't expected to have power until Friday. I haven't heard anything about Beaver Bay or Lax Lake Rd.

We have a total of seven trees in our yard and five I'm sure will have to be cut down. Thank God no house or car damage for us. I took a drive around town this morning taking pictures and I didn't see any other house with major damage. We are going to Finland this evening to see how every thing is out there.

Has anybody else been through this??

finnbay - Do you know of a John Bushbaum from Babbitt?

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i am coming up friday after work to help my aunt and uncle clean up in finland. they said its nasty up there. they thought they heard someone coming down the driveway today and it was just trees falling over out in the woods. better pack a the saw and alot of gas could be a long weekend.

iceman

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Those are some pretty wild photos. Something you dont see everyday to say the least.

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natalie, got to look for the bright side. With the mail box froze shut "they can't put any bills in it!! grin But sorry to see your mess up there! frown

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Ice Sucks. We have had out share of ice storms in the last ten years and I feel sorry for anyone who has to deal with it.

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Paul, it sounds like Ice is the least of your worries with the water rising right now! Good luck over there! frown

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my cousin in silver bay are Josh and millisa Goutermont sp? and then in finland Leroy Colleen Teschendorf up at wildhurst.

iceman

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Hey Natalie. These photos are great and thank you for sharing them.

-eli

Eli Sagor

University of Minnesota Extension

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iceman- Oh ok. I kinda know of Josh and I pretty much grew up at Wildhurst. My folks are the ones that got the moose thats above the jukebox

Eli- Yeah go ahead.

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Hey Natalie, thanks for sharing your pictures. Sorry to see all of your damage. Thank goodness that nobody was hurt from all of this.

Again, thanks for sharing. The closeup is a great shot. Proves that you can find some beauty in everything no matter how much damage there may be around you...

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Great googly moogly. That looks insane. My wife works in Finland and she said everything was covered in ice but I didn't realize it was that crazy. crazy

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thats a nice moose. i know your parents. just got back last night from the lodge. it took along time just to clear the driveway. there was still over 2 feet of snow around the campsites and couldtnt even get to the sites to clear them out. gonna head back up the last weekend of april and get it cleaned up. leroy doesnt think he'll be open for the ATVAM event, but i think they will be after a couple good work weekends.

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Yeah my folks said they have been out a cleaning up the trails so hopefully it will be!

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