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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 is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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