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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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More than a dozen Twin Cities’ firefighters and medics received a prestigious award Tuesday for saving the life of a 17-year-old girl.
A Minnesota man has died after being pulled from Lake Michigan off a state park in western Michigan.
The U.S. Coast Guard is using resources from around the Great Lakes to help rescue flooding victims in Minnesota.
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.
A dog owner has a neighbor to thank for resuscitating one of three pets pulled from a house fire in Hastings. Firefighters rescued two dogs and a rabbit from the burning house Monday.
A dog rescues a little puppy from the pool.
A couple stranded on some rocks at Jay Cooke State Park were rescued by authorities after the swift moving water of the river kept them from returning to shore.
An 84-year-old man’s life was saved in a dramatic rescue in western Minnesota.
A St. Paul woman was recovering from a frightening experience in St. Paul overnight.
A St. Paul man will receive a national honor at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on Friday.
A helicopter crash in remote northwest Wyoming has killed one of the three people aboard who were trying to help a snowmobiler, and sheriff’s officials say the snowmobiler, from Minnesota, also has died.
An 18-month-old bobcat in northern Minnesota is expected to make a full recovery after being hit by a car, according to a group of wildlife rehabilitators.
The deaths of two young men in Wright County are serving as a tragic reminder of the dangerous ice conditions on area lakes.
Two people were rescued from a vehicle that went through the ice on Fish Lake Tuesday morning.
A black Labrador was rescued in Fargo after getting stuck on the edge of a slab of ice along the Red River.
A couple of ATV riders that went through the ice serve as a reminder that lake ice is still thin in many areas, police say.