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Roof Raker

With the recent heavy snow, roofs in central Minnesota are piled deep with snow.

A man pulls snow off the roof with a roof rake.
Matt Nelson uses a roof rake to dislodge the deep snow on his roof Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in north Brainerd. Nelson was removing snow to control the ice dams, which formed on the edge of his roof.
Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
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Matt Nelson uses a roof rake to dislodge the deep snow on his roof Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in north Brainerd.
Nelson was removing snow to control the ice dams, which formed on the edge of his roof.

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I was raised on a farm in western Minnesota where I participated in 4-H, high school sports, and everything that farm kids do for fun after chores. Graduated from Ridgewater Community College with an AA degree and my first taste of newspapering. I worked a summer on the Ortonville Independent as a reporter and photographer.
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