New Ulm Medical Center
A four-year-old girl suffered a dog bite to the neck Saturday morning at a rural residence near Courtland in Nicollet County. According to the Nicollet County Sheriff’s office, the girl was bit on the side of her neck by a 7-year-old German Shepherd/Australian Shepherd mix while she was petting it at. She was transported to the New Ulm Medical Center, and later airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.
The southern part of the state is described as the epicenter of the outbreak this year.
Authorities have confirmed that three people are dead and one person is still unaccounted for after a large fire in New Ulm early Saturday morning.