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Middle School Student Hospitalized After ‘Pool Incident’

A seventh-grade student was taken to the hospital after what school officials are calling a “serious pool-related incident” on Thursday. The incident happened at St. Louis Park Junior High. Principal Les Bork sent a letter to parents and guardians informing them that the incident happened during a third-hour gym class.

02/27/2014

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Man Charged After Shoving 11-Year-Old Boy At Pool

A 49-year-old Shoreview, Minn. man is now charged with disorderly conduct for shoving an 11-year-old boy at a community pool.

02/11/2014

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Man, 88, Dies After Being Pulled From Indoor Pool

An 88-year-old man died Thursday after being pulled from an indoor pool in Golden Valley, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office says.

12/12/2013

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Nine Awesome Swim-Up Bars

Check out some of the most amazing Swim-Up Bars from around the world!

10/17/2013

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Child, 2, Pulled From Pool In West-Central Minn.

Authorities in west-central Minnesota say a 2-year-old child was flown to a Twin Cities hospital after being pulled from a pool. The Kandiyohi County sheriff’s office was called to a near-drowning in a pool near New London around 4:15 p.m. Friday. The child was flown by helicopter to a metro hospital. The child’s condition is unknown.

09/06/2013

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Good Question: Why Don’t We Eat As Much When It’s Hot Out?

When the weather turns warm, Minnesotans love their outdoor barbeques and patios. But when it really turns warm, some of us start to lose our appetites.

07/10/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 6-12!

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06/12/2013

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Mom Makes It Her Mission To Teach CPR After Near Drowning

A Lakeville mother is making it her mission to help others learn CPR after a child nearly drowned in her neighborhood.

07/16/2012

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Task Force Spreading Word On Water Safety

With 25 drownings this summer in area pools, ponds and lakes, a newly formed task force is spreading the word about water safety.

07/12/2012

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Boy’s Death At Hopkins Country Club Ruled An Accident

Authorities have released the name of a 6-year-old boy who died after he was found unresponsive in a supervised pool at a Hopkins country club.

06/03/2012

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Best Places Where Dogs Can Swim In Minnesota

Even though they’re part of the family, dogs don’t get as warm of a welcome at public swimming pools. High-energy dogs need the nice, cool release as much as kids, though, and nothing pampers geriatric joints more than the low-impact stretch out of a good swim. When temperatures rise, and that furry fella needs a cool dip, count on these five Minnesota swimming holes for the perfect poolside day for your pup.

06/01/2012

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Minneapolis Gets Funds To Renovate Indoor Public Pool

The Phillips neighborhood will see young swimmers in the water again after this legislative session’s bonding bill approved plans to renovate one of Minneapolis’ few public indoor swimming pools.

05/11/2012

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Dog Rescues Puppy

A dog rescues a little puppy from the pool.

04/10/2012

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Minn. Boy Scout Honored For Saving Girl’s Life

A 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.

12/07/2011

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Worker Critically Injured In L.A. Fitness Incident

A maintenance worker was critically injured Monday morning after some pool chemicals at L.A. Fitness in Hopkins were improperly mixed, according to police.

11/21/2011

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