Photos: The Price of Safety in rural Minnesota


Chief deputy Karl Erickson checks on a motorist
1 Chief deputy Karl Erickson checks on a motorist 
John Frohrip
2 John Frohrip 
Downtown Fertile, Minn.
3 Downtown Fertile, Minn. 
Leech Lake sweat lodge
4 Leech Lake sweat lodge 
Duluth Police camera
5 Duluth Police camera 
An afternoon on the lake walk.
6 An afternoon on the lake walk. 
Six members of the West Central Minnesota S.W.A.T.
7 Six members of the West Central Minnesota S.W.A.T. 
Deputy Nelson
8 Deputy Nelson 
Heartland Security
9 Heartland Security