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Lucky ducks: Hastings officers pull ducklings from storm drain

Officer Matthew Schlafer hands off a duckling to Mike Schmitz. Courtesy of Sue Tupy 1 / 2
Mike Schmitz holds one of the 10 ducklings he and Matthew Schlafer pulled from a sewer May 30, 2018, while on duty. Courtesy of Sue Tupy 2 / 2

Just as one by one 10 ducklings fell into the storm sewer May 30, so did two Hastings Police officers Mike Schmitz and Matthew Schlafer pull them back out one by one.