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Lloyd Wherry works on the wiring of an airboat Midwest Rescue Airboats will ship Friday for Coast Guard use on the Great Lakes. The boat is one of seven the company owned by Eudora residents Cathy and Matt Cain will deliver to the Coast Guard this year.

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Eudora couple building boats for Coast Guard

When she orders parts for the Midwest Rescue Airboat company she and her husband, Matt, own, Cathy Cain said she often gets the same response. “They say, ‘You’re building what where?’” Cathy said. “We get that a lot. “People associate airboats with Florida, Louisiana and Texas. They can’t believe we’re building airboats in Kansas.”

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