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Members of a Brooklyn Park-based American Heritage Girls troop, which includes Cottage Grove youths, donated 50 fleece blankets to the Cottage Grove Police Department. The blankets will be given to children in emergencies. (Submitted photo)

A warm donation: Girls make emergency blankets

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Children rescued in a house fire, pulled from a violent home or injured in a crash may be blanketed in warmth after those traumatic incidents, thanks to a group of girls.

Members of an American Heritage Girls troops recently made 50 fleece blankets and donated them to the Cottage Grove Police Department. The blankets will be distributed among police squads and ambulances, to be given to children involved in any variety of emergencies.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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