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Lake Park woman hospitalized after being injured by protective cow

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A Lake Park woman was seriously injured Monday afternoon by a protective mother cow after taking some children to see its calf.

Mindi Mikkelsen, of the 2000 block of Second Street, Lake Park, suffered seven broken ribs on her right side and a laceration to her liver, according to her husband, Jason Mikkelson.


Mikkelsen was taken by LifeFlight helicopter to MeritCare hospital in Fargo, where she is still hospitalized.

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