Two missing children found safe in Pembine

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PEMBINE - Two children who were reported missing were found safe hours later.

The Marinette County Central Dispatch received a call on Sunday, August 3rd reporting two missing children.

The children, ages 7 and 12, had gone for a walk in a wooded area approximately 7:30 p.m. but did not return home after nightfall.

A search effort was launched and both children were found, cold and tired, at about 4:00 a.m.

The children were brought to the Dickinson County Memorial Hospital where they were checked and later released.