Coon Rapids Man Who Died Trying To Save Nephew Among Carnegie HeroesA Coon Rapids man who died trying to save his nephew from drowning last year is one of 22 people being honored with a Carnegie Medal for heroism. Twenty-one-year-old Tou Hu Vang jumped into the St. Croix River to save his 11-year-old nephew, Calvin Yang, on May 25, 2014. The two were fishing near Taylors Falls when Yang slipped and fell in the river. It took searchers five days to find Vang's body. Yang was rescued by a Good Samaritan soon after he fell in.
10-Year-Old Scout To Receive Merit Award For HeroismIn just five years of scouting, Antonio Vandal has amassed an impressive bunch of badges. On the wall in his family’s living room, hangs a sheet of felt plastered with badges of all kind.
Minn. Boy Scout Honored For Saving Girl's LifeA brave Boy Scout from Crystal, Minn. is set to be honored Wednesday morning. The 13-year-old boy will be given the America Heroism Award.