Minnesota National Guard Makes More Than 160 Rescues

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Hundreds of people across southern Minnesota had to be rescued from their stranded cars over the weekend.

The Minnesota National Guard made more than 160 of the rescues.

“As soon as my soldiers hit the ground and they were prepared they hit the ground they got the SUSV up and operational and so as soon as they got that up they start doing recovery operations,” Captain Joseph Howe said. 

Over 600 people total had to be rescued across southern Minnesota from stranded cars.

Some were stuck in 7-foot snow drifts.
 

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