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Park Rapids Public Works employee Stephanie Paulson, in a manhole, sets a duckling in a plastic bucket after retrieving it from the storm sewer. Deb Rogers looks on. The rescued ducks waited anxiously.

Superheroes of the sewer rescue ducks after 13 young fall through manhole cover

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Talk about lucky ducks!

Four Park Rapids city public works employees played a human version of "whack-a-mole" Wednesday morning when they responded to rescue 13 ducklings trapped in the dark underbelly of Main Avenue.


The four were popping their heads up and down out of manholes in the frantic search for the lost.

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