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Jen Vieth, the development director at Carpenter Nature Center, rescued this bald eagle near Hastings on Wednesday afternoon during a snowstorm.

Carpenter team rescues bald eagle from backyard

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Living along the shores of the St. Croix River north of Hastings provides homeowners a chance to get up close and personal with all kinds of wildlife. But what one homeowner there saw last week was anything but a welcome sight.


In her backyard was an adult bald eagle, covered in snow and ice. It couldn't fly and needed help.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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