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updated: 12/16/2013 8:49 AM

Lost in blowing Wisconsin snow, brother rescued

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Associated Press

STOCKBRIDGE, Wis. -- A man lost in the blowing snow on Lake Winnebago was rescued with the help of a Department of Natural Resources airplane.

Two men were riding their snowmobiles across the lake Sunday afternoon and lost their way in the wind-whipped snow. When one of the men reached shore he realized his 33-year-old brother wasn't with him.

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WBAY-TV reports rescuers from several agencies were called to locate the missing snowmobiler, but couldn't find him in the blowing snow. A Department of Natural Resources plane was able to locate the brother and guide rescuers on the lake. The man was brought safely to shore about two hours later.

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