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A lighter, more buoyant Sea Monkey making its way

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ATWATER -- After a less than auspicious launch, the Sea Monkey is continuing to chug its way down the Mississippi River, according to a web blog created by its crew, brothers Ben and Josh Monson and friend Matt Folkeldahl, all of Willmar.


They were downstream of LaCrosse, Wis., and approaching the Iowa border, according to a telephone message from the crew on Thursday afternoon.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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