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A member of the Hastings Fire and Rescue Department grabs hold of a man Wednesday, July 30, 2014, just above the Vermillion River Falls in Hastings, Minn. HASTINGS STAR GAZETTE/Chad Richardson

Rescuers pull man from river

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HASTINGS, Minn. -- A man was pulled from a river in Hastings on Wednesday, preventing him from going over a dangerous waterfall.

About 4:15 p.m., a caller reported seeing a man in the water just above the falls of the Vermillion River. Hastings Fire and Rescue crews were dispatched.


It appeared the man had waded into the river and was considering going over the falls.

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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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