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Minneapolis House Fire Ruled Accidental

Firefighters rescued three people from a two-alarm fire at a Minneapolis group home Thursday evening. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, crews responded to a report of a fire at 2524 Portland Ave. just after 7 p.m., where they found heavy smoke coming from the two-and-a-half-story group home. Crews extinguished fire in the attic, second floor and rear portion of the house.

03/14/2014

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9-Year-Old In Good Condition After Rescue From Apt. Fire

A nine-year-old girl is in good condition at Regions Hospital after being rescued from an apartment fire in St. Paul on Monday morning. The fire began around 10:45 a.m. in an illegal basement bedroom at 343 Maple Street, where there were no escape windows or smoke alarms, according to the St. Paul Fire Department. Firefighters found Nevaeh Sellers in the basement near a burning mattress. She was breathing when she was brought out of the building.

02/19/2014

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Man Buried In Snow Fort Collapse Is Rescued

A man buried when a snow fort collapsed around him has been rescued in St. Louis County. Hermantown police say the man’s son called 911 about 5 p.m. Sunday after his father became buried in the heavy snow. Police officers were first to arrive and were able to find the man under the snow and bring him to safety.

01/20/2014

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DNR: Don’t Try To Rescue Swans Who Look Stranded On Ice

It’s hard to believe any birds can tough out our Minnesota winters. Swans in Monticello choose to stay through the ice and snow, some even living on ice with only a patch of water nearby. But lately, the Department of Natural Resources has received a lot of calls about birds on ice. Nongame Wildlife Information Officer Lori Naumann says people think they’re stranded, but that’s usually not the case.

12/26/2013

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Jogger Saves Mother & Son Trapped In Car

Every morning, Jim Morrison looks forward to his routine jog down seldom-driven 215th Avenue, where wildlife and cattle are often his only company. But a half mile into his jog Monday morning, the scenery would turn into anything but ordinary. “So I saw rabbit tracks and I saw deer tracks and I saw turkey tracks, and then I come about here and then there’s tire tracks,” Morrison said. He followed the tracks through the snow, through a fence and into a creek bed below. That’s where he found a truck was nearly upside down in the water.

12/02/2013

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Dozens Of Dogs Rescued From Puppy Mill Find New Homes

Dozens of animals rescued from a puppy mill this the summer now have new places to call home. Two hundred dogs and puppies seized from a breeding facility in Pine River in July were up for adoption on Saturday at all Twin Cities Animal Humane Society locations.

10/12/2013

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Puppies Among The 200 Rescued Animals Looking For A Home

About 200 animals that were rescued from a breeding facility in northern Minnesota will go up for adoption in the Twin Cities on Saturday. “We’re gonna have a mad rush at our shelters tomorrow,” said Kathie Johnson with the Animal Humane Society.

10/11/2013

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Woman Rescued After Sliding 50 Feet Down Red Wing Bluff

woman is in the hospital after slipping and sliding 50 feet down a hill at Barn Bluff in Red Wing Tuesday morning, according to fire officials.

08/20/2013

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Man Rescued After Falling Off Mississippi River Bluffs

A man fell off the edge of the bluffs on the St. Paul side of the Mississippi River Thursday afternoon, St. Paul Fire Department spokesman Steve Zaccard said.

05/24/2013

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1 Dead, 2 Injured, 1 Missing After Field Trip At Lilydale Park

One child is dead, two others are injured and another is missing after a hillside gave way Wednesday during a fourth grade field trip at a St. Paul park, according to Fire Marshal Steve Zaccard. In a press conference, authorities said that multiple crews continue to search the area for the missing child.

05/22/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 5-8!

A battle of the Auto Tunes on the SMACK DOWN!!!!

05/08/2013

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St. Paul Fire Dept. Presents Awards For Heroic Rescue Of Teen

More than a dozen Twin Cities’ firefighters and medics received a prestigious award Tuesday for saving the life of a 17-year-old girl.

02/26/2013

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Minnesota Man, 26, Dies After Lake Michigan Rescue

A Minnesota man has died after being pulled from Lake Michigan off a state park in western Michigan.

09/06/2012

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Helicopter Rescues 5 From Thomson

The U.S. Coast Guard is using resources from around the Great Lakes to help rescue flooding victims in Minnesota.

06/22/2012

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Eaglet Recovering After Long Struggle To Free Wing

After thousands of webcam viewers watched an eaglet struggle to free his wing for hours Friday, the wounded and weary eaglet is recovering and receiving medical care at the Raptor Center.

05/05/2012

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