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Animal Alert: Police responded to 35 wild animal calls in 2010

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It can sometimes be easy to forget that the men and women serving Hastings in the police department respond to more than crime, accidents and public disturbances.


To highlight some of the other work our officers do, we've decided to highlight a set of calls that, to some, might seem odd jobs for law enforcers: wild animals.

Last year in Hastings, police answered to 35 wild animal calls. Here's what happened at a few of them.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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