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42 Passengers Rescued from Blizzard after Bus Slides Off I-94

Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser said there were no injuries but the passengers were stuck on the bus for several hours.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KFGO) – A Jefferson Lines bus with 42 passengers on board slid off icy I-94, pushed by high winds Friday morning and got stuck in the snow near Medina, North Dakota. Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser said there were no injuries but the passengers were stuck on the bus for several hours. Kaiser says the bus was pulled…

Two People Rescued From Broken Down Dam East of Fergus Falls

The people were up against the old portion of the Broken Down Dam

OTTER TAIL, MN — First responders had to jump into action this afternoon after a report that two people were trapped on the Otter Tail River. The people were up against the old portion of the Broken Down Dam east of Fergus Falls and couldn’t make it to shore. Members of the Fergus Falls Police Department, Fergus Falls Fire Department, Otter…

Three Men Pulled Underwater At Minnesota Resort Are Rescued

Two guests at the Gull Lake Resort went into the water and were able to rescue all three men

BRAINERD, MN — Guests at a resort rescue three men who had been pulled underwater by the strong current where Gull Lake meets the Gull River in the Brainerd area. According to the Cass County, Minnesota Sheriff’s Office, a man had waded into the water Sunday afternoon and got caught by the current. Two men went into the water to help…

Rescue Crews Struggle To Get To Snowmobiler With Broken Leg

Nicholas Hanson of Rochert who was about 300 yards from shore on Cotton Lake

BECKER COUNTY, MN — A snowmobiler calls 911 after crashing his vehicle on Cotton Lake in Becker County and breaking his leg. Rescue crews had a hard time getting to 26-year-old Nicholas Hanson of Rochert who was about 300 yards from shore. Their ATV and snowmobile both became stuck in the snow-slush mix. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office airboat was brought…

Everyone Rescued From Lake of the Woods Is Okay

Call to sheriff Tuesday morning: two adults and two children had not been heard from since Friday

LAKE OF THE WOODS, MN — All people reported missing on Lake of the Woods have been accounted for. Resort owners and others have been working since Sunday morning to rescue anglers that were left stranded in fish houses during blizzard conditions. The sheriff’s office in Baudette was contacted this morning to report that two adults and two children had not…

Two Fishermen In Separate Vehicles Rescued After Being Stranded Overnight

The Stutsman County sheriff's deputies used a tracked vehicle to rescue the men this morning

JAMESTOWN, ND — Deputies have rescued two fishermen stranded in separate vehicles on Jamestown Reservoir due to wind and snow. The Stutsman County sheriff’s deputies used a tracked vehicle to rescue the men this morning. They had gone onto the reservoir to fish, but became stuck. People reported seeing the two vehicles on the reservoir flashing their lights. One man did…

Fargo Woman Writes “Rescue Matters” Book, Part of Proceeds Go to Animal Shelter

C.J. English released her book on Dec. 19

  FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo woman wanted to do something a little different to help out a dog shelter so she did what she does best: write about it. C.J. English wrote the book “Rescue Matters” which talks about the Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue shelter and the importance of rescuing animals. For every copy sold, half of the proceeds go…

Pennsylvania Hunter Rescued After Boat Capsized Near Medina, North Dakota

Three deputies wearing flotation suits swam out about 100 yards and rescued the 30-year-old man

STUTSMAN COUNTY, ND — Stutsman County sheriff’s deputies came to the aid of a duck hunter from Pennsylvania whose canoe had capsized in a slough south of Medina. A group of hunters called authorities late Monday morning. Three deputies wearing flotation suits swam out about 100 yards and rescued the 30-year-old man. He had been in the water hanging onto the…

Man Pulls Another Man Out of Burning SUV Saving His Life

Norman County Sheriff Jeremy Thornton says Zebulen Dickey would not have survived if not for Austen Germolus

BORUP, Minn. — A dramatic rescue of a driver trapped in a burning vehicle after a crash Monday night near Borup, Minnesota. 33-year-old Austen Germolus of Ada says he did what anyone would do in a situation like that. 40-year-old Zebulen Dickey of Georgetown was conscious but the vehicle doors were jammed. Germolus broke out a window and pulled him to…

Kilstone Brewing Holds “Pups on the Patio” Fundraiser

They had a costume contest for dogs

FARGO, N.D. — Kilstone  Brewing teamed up with “4 Luv of Dog Rescue” to raise awareness about rescuing animals in need. They had a puppy photo booth, along with a costume contest for dogs. There were free samples of homemade dog treats. Every person who registered got a free beer. “There are far too many dogs and cats out there that…