Iowa man, dog rescued from frigid lake water in Nebraska

Published 11-22-2018

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SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say an Iowa man rescued his dog before other people came to his rescue after he and the dog broke through lake ice in northeast Nebraska.

The Dakota County Sheriff's Office says the dog, Jake, broke through the ice on a private lake northwest of Dakota City on Wednesday morning. He'd chased after a goose that had been shot. Thirty-year-old Andrew Sedivy, of Sioux City, Iowa, went after his dog and got him out but also broke through into the frigid water.

Sheriff's deputies, the landowner and other hunters used a canoe to get Sedivy out of the lake and back to dry land, where he and Jake were later treated for their dunking.

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