The deputy was pulled from the wreck just before the vehicle burst into flames.
They're "lucky to be alive," a DNR conservation officer said.
No one was injured and their boats were recovered.
The woman was swimming in Duluth Saturday afternoon when a rip current pulled her away from shore.
They were found in rough shape in Aitkin County last month.
The award is the highest honor for civilian heroism in North America.
Social media reports say the man was trying to save his daughter, who was able to return to shore safely.
Four teens were swimming together off Park Point in Duluth when they began struggling.
The dog fell 30 feet and wasn't hurt, but his owners couldn't get to him.
They were apparently exploring the old Ford assembly plant along the Mississippi River.
The driver crashed into a pond after suffering a medical emergency.
Firefighters rescued the deer and returned them to their mom.
The incident occurred Saturday evening.
He was about to end his day when a woman in a wheelchair asked for help.
After multiple trips, all the anglers were safely rescued from the ice and brought to shore.
Roy Davis was rescued by coworkers after falling through ice in Lake Hattie Township.
Ice boats, helicopters and rescue swimmers were used in the four-hour rescue mission on Lake Michigan.
The man had hopped into a kayak to retrieve a boat that had gotten loose.
The Minnesota DNR and the St. Louis County Rescue Squad rescued the man Saturday night.