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Goodhue County Human Society volunteer Lauren Petersen plays with Jax, a collie found by three fishermen Friday. The dog was clinging to a log in the Mississippi River. -- photo by Jen Cullen/Republican Eagle

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A dog stranded on a Mississippi River island near Red Wing was rescued Friday by three fishermen angling near the High Bridge.

The men found the battered collie clinging to a log in Mississippi River's swift-moving current near Island Campground and coaxed it into their boat.


They called the Goodhue County Humane Society from a cell phone and dropped the dog off with a volunteer at Bay Point Park.

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