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Teen rescued from Vermillion River

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Hastings firefighter/paramedics rescued a teenage boy from the Vermillion River Saturday evening, shortly before 8 p.m.

"When we found him, he was in the river down by the Ramsey Mill ruins," said Fire and EMS Director Mike Schutt.

Responders are unsure how, exactly, the teen got into the river in the first place because of conflicting reports. He was with a group of friends, some of whom had also been in the water but were able to get out on their own.

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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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