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Hennepin Co. Officials Call For Better Supervision After 3 Near-Drownings

Hennnepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is asking people to be careful after three water emergencies over the weekend. He said there is a common theme here. “Watch, wear and learn.  You have to watch your kids at the pool, at the beach and up at the lake,” Stanek said.

07/21/2014

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First Responders To Begin Using Overdose Reversal Drug

Next month, all first responders will have a new tool in the fight against heroin. Law enforcement and firefighters will now be able to treat heroin overdoses with a drug called Narcan.

07/18/2014

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‘Steve’s Law’ Seeks To Fight Heroin Epidemic

A woman who lost her fiancé to a heroin overdose says Minnesota lawmakers can do something about a growing epidemic that will save lives. On Saturday night, the Steve Rummler Hope Foundation hosted an event at Tuttles in Hopkins to raise awareness about drug addiction. Rummler died three years ago after a heroin overdose. He battled a prescription drug addiction for years following a back injury.

01/25/2014

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First Responders Talk About Rescuing 5 Kids From St. Louis Park Pond

The sun was not yet up on Thursday morning when the call came into St Louis Park Police Department. Officer Aaron Trant was among those first on the scene. His first reaction was to jump in and try to save the children.

11/23/2013

Blake McShane, Life Savers Award

First Responders, Civilians Honored For Saving Boy’s Life

Close to 30 Twin Cities emergency responders and civilians were honored for helping save a young boy’s life on Monday night in Spring Lake.

09/17/2012

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Major First Responders Drill Blackens Skies Over Anoka

It could happen anytime — a collision between a Northstar commuter rail train packed with Twins fans and a freight train hauling dangerous chemicals.

06/23/2012

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Program Could Help Disabled Residents In Emergency

Ramsey County has a new service designed to help disabled residents in the event of an emergency.

01/29/2011

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