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MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: St. Paul woman rescued from Lake Elmo after trying to save her dog

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ST. PAUL -- An elderly St. Paul woman was rescued from Lake Elmo after she jumped into the chilly water to save her dog. Washington County sheriff's deputies say the 72-year-old woman and her dog were walking along the shore when the dog either jumped or fell in -- and when the victim went in after the dog she didn't realize how deep and cold the water was. She hung on to a fishing pier for about 10 minutes before a passing boater pulled her out. She did not need medical treatment.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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