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Dog rescued after falling into icy Red River

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A two-year-old golden retriever named Maggie is home safe in Moorhead after firefighters rescued her from the Red River along the Minnesota-North Dakota border, the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead reports. Maggie plunged through a thin layer of ice Saturday afternoon and wasn't able to climb out on her own.

Officials with the Moorhead Fire Department told the newspaper this is a clear reminder to stay off the ice.

Owner Debbie Olson told WDAY that Maggie was in the water for about 15 minutes before rescue crews arrived. "She was starting to cry and stuff and I don't think she would have made it too much longer. So, thankfully, they came and got her out," said Olson.

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