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‘Old Man Rope’ appreciated gift

We are reaching the midpoint of summer and it has been a season of unusual heat.

The waters of Rainy Lake have had surface temperatures that arched over 80 degrees F. The real water temperature is a much more modest 74 F.

Even those who really are not into swimming in the lake are welcoming the soothing, cooling, soft caressing feel of the water this year. The lake is the perfect temperature—it is neither too warm nor too cold (just as “Goldilocks” would like it).

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