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Ice Rescue

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Sheriff: Man Rescued From Ice On St. Croix River

Sheriff William Hutton said despite repeated warnings to stay off the ice, a man decided to walk on the St. Croix River when a chunk of it broke free, sending him for a ride downstream.

03/17/2015

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Man Dies, Grandson In Critical Condition After ATV Breaks Through Ice

A 50-year-old man is dead and his 2-year-old grandson is in critical condition after the UTV they were on broke through the ice on a lake near Alexandria, according to their family.

03/04/2015

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Two Teens Honored For Long Lake Ice Rescue

With just a shovel and a strap from their fish house, two teenagers became heroes in a west metro town. On Nov. 23, Alex Stark and Cody Clements were ice fishing on Long Lake when the two men next to them went through the ice.

12/16/2014

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WCCO’s Lauren Casey Learns Ice Rescue Skills

Having moved to Minnesota from Florida, my scariest aquatic experience involved a water temperature below 80 degrees, until Tuesday. I put on a protective “mustang” suit, ready for a mock water rescue in icy Lake Minnetonka with the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Water Patrol. Not yet at ice’s edge, I was already panic stricken. I can’t imagine this as my job.

11/25/2014

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When Cars Go Through Ice, Recovery’s Costly, Dangerous

Several days of sub-zero temperatures this winter weren’t enough to keep dozens of vehicles from breaking through the ice on the state’s lakes and rivers.

03/15/2013

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Father, 3-Year-Old Recovering After Falling Through Ice

A man and his 3-year-old son are recovering after an ATV they were traveling on broke through the ice on Fairy Lake north of Sauk Centre, Minn.

12/29/2011

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Stranded Anglers Rescued On Lake Mille Lacs

A number of anglers needed to be rescued on Lake Mille Lacs after a large chunk of ice broke off, leaving them stranded and surrounded by water.

12/21/2011

Lake Superior Harbor Rescue

2 Wis. Men Survive 2 Terrifying Hours On Ice Floes

Two Wisconsin men are grateful to be alive after surviving two terrifying hours on ice floes in Lake Superior as heavy waves crashed around them.

01/27/2011