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Family and friends of Tom Stich wait Friday afternoon outside the location of the Minnesota Falls dam. Stich's body was located in the Minnesota River Friday morning after apparently falling off the Minnesota Falls dam about 1 p.m. Wednesday. Tribune photo by Susan Lunneborg

Missing worker's body has been located downstream from the Minnesota Falls dam

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MINNESOTA FALLS - The search for a missing Xcel Energy worker's body at the Minnesota Falls dam here is over.

The body of Tom Stich, 50, of Harris was found late Friday morning downstream from the Minnesota Falls dam, said his former wife Deb Stich, who was near the dam location.


Authorities are currently awaiting the arrival of the coroner.

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Susan Lunneborg
Susan Lunneborg is news editor of the West Central Tribune. She joined the staff in Willmar in 1999 and has been a newspaper journalist for nearly 20 yearsShe can be reached directly at the email linked here, but for the most timely response, please send news releases to the Tribune's general news email:
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