The deputy suffered multiple fractures and other injuries.
The kids were cold but safe, according to police.
This has been a growing trend in the Twin Cities area in recent weeks.
It happened a day after a 1-year-old was taken in a similar incident in Minneapolis.
The border collie is not even a year old.
The boys were arrested for stealing a vehicle.
Authorities have not yet confirmed if the cases are related.
It happened around 10 p.m. Tuesday.
Officials remind people not to leave their cars running, even if it's just for a short period of time.
The big rig was stolen out of Pine County and crashed in Steele County.
The pursuit happened Sunday around noon near the City of Virginia.
The impact of the crash launched a fire hydrant approximately 80 feet.
The crash happened Monday morning in Chisago County.
Deputies also seized meth, a stolen gun, and thousands in cash.