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How emergency beacons used in the Boundary Waters work

Photo courtesy Buck Benson
Photo courtesy Buck Benson

After several recent incidents of people using emergency beacons to summon rescue from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, we thought we'd talk with a local outfitter to get his take on it. Ann spoke with Andy McDonnell, owner of Tuscarora Lodge and Canoe Outfitters on Round Lake up the Gunflint Trail, to learn more.