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The path on which the rescue squad carried Nyhuis out of the state park. Courtesy of Nyhuis.

Man tumbles over highest waterfall in Minnesota, take two

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Paul Nyhuis contacted the News-Chronicle recently to see if we had any record of his fall from the Baptism Falls High Falls in 1964. In conversations with Nyhuis over the course of several days it was learned that he had fallen over the cascade, the highest in Minnesota, bounced off a rock face and plunged into deeper water.


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LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native that began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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