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Frostbitten UMD Student Upgraded To Serious Condition

Doctors have upgraded the condition of a University of Minnesota Duluth student found unconscious in subzero cold earlier this month from critical to serious, hospital officials said Tuesday.

12/24/2013

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How To Survive After Falling Though Ice

With 104 lakes and three rivers in Hennepin County alone, Sheriff Rich Stanek says it’s a busy time for ice rescues in Minnesota. “Maybe you had subzero temperatures, but you’re going to go through,” Stanek said. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office responded to 25 rescue calls out on the lakes last winter from people falling through the ice. Three people were killed. “The most important thing is to stay calm,” he said.

12/20/2013

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Police: College Student Found On Porch Had Been Drinking

The Duluth Police Department has reportedly closed the case of a 19-year-old college freshman found unconscious on a neighbor’s porch. That student, Alyssa Jo Lommel, is being treated at Regions Hospital in St. Paul this morning for severe hypothermia. She is in critical condition.

12/11/2013

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Minn. Emergency Rooms Prepared For Hypothermia, Frostbite Cases

A college student is in the hospital Tuesday night after experiencing just how cruel a Minnesota’s winter can be. Nineteen-year-old Alyssa Jo Lommel’s family says she may lose limbs after she spent all night Friday outside in subzero temperatures.

12/10/2013

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Dangerous Wind Chill In Western/Central Minnesota

Dangerously cold temperatures have settled into western and central Minnesota. Subzero readings and brisk winds are expected to create wind chill readings that could drop to between 25 and 35 degrees below zero. The National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory for central and western Wisconsin Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning.

12/09/2013

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Authorities: Man Hospitalized For Hypothermia After Fleeing Deputy

A 45-year-old man needed hospitalization for hypothermia and other exposure issues after fleeing authorities near Garrison, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.

10/29/2013

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Mound Firefighters Hailed For Lake Minnetonka Ice Rescue

For firefighters at the Mound Volunteer Department, winter is a busy time of year. Calls for help come in not just for fire, but also ice rescue.

01/19/2013

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Body Found A Day After Police Chase

Authorities say a suspect fled from a vehicle following a police chase in Clay County and was found dead the next day, apparently of hypothermia.

01/07/2013

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Officials: 2 Boaters Go Into Snelling Lake

Crews have responded to the scene of a water emergency on Lake Snelling involving two people Friday morning.

10/05/2012

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Pagami Creek Fire Battle: It’s More Than Fighting Flames

Crews battling the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness blaze have more than just flames to worry about.

09/29/2011

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Victim Of Kayaking Accident Identified

Authorities have identified the man who died after his kayak capsized in Lake Superior while on a trip with his brother and two college friends.

06/09/2011

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Minnesota Man Dies In Kayaking Accident

A kayaking trip on Lake Superior ends tragically for some college friends.

06/08/2011

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Pay Attention To Your Body’s Response To Weather

The bitter cold can take a toll on your body, so it’s good to know the body’s warning signs that let you know it’s time to get inside and warm up.

01/21/2011

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