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Dan Mulari (right) brings in a dock last week using a crane attached to pontoon boat. Mulari said that the new method helps his back, which he injured several years ago, by taking away 90 percent of the strain from lifting. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Ogema man tries different method to remove docks

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Rural Ogema resident Dan Mulari and his wife, Karen, decided something different needed to be done to save Dan's back from the strains of removing docks in the fall.


He seriously injured his back several years ago, and standing in cold water was just getting to be too much.

So, he came upon a mechanical way to remove docks. Mulari used to rely on inner tubes to float the dock toward shore.

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