Farmer rescued from grain bin near Lo...

Farmer rescued from grain bin near Lonsdale, Minn.

There are 6 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Aug 26, 2010, titled Farmer rescued from grain bin near Lonsdale, Minn.. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

A Rice County farmer walked away safely after he was rescued from a grain bin near Lonsdale.

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Julie

Longview, WA

#1 Aug 26, 2010
I am so glad that he is safe.
I read the article tat work this morning when his rescue was in progress, and have been wondering all night. He is very lucky his brother was there with him.

:)
Dick L

Saint Paul, MN

#2 Aug 26, 2010
Lucky he didn't fall head first.

“Here I come to save the Day!”

Since: Jan 09

Gothem city

#3 Aug 26, 2010
Thank God he is Ok

But to me it's like telling a life guard not to drown. Farmers know the danger of grain bins yet we keep hearing these stories.
karens

Mankato, MN

#4 Aug 27, 2010
thank god he is all right. my son wasn't lucky enough when his boss fell in the bin. my son called 911, help to dig him out and unfortunely, it was to late. I don't understand why people won't take that extra two seconds to be safe. It happened to my sons boss almost a year ago now, and my son still is having problems with it. Unfortunely, he doesn't think it is still giving him problems. So, please think before you climb up there, If not for yourself, than for others!
Common Sense

Cumberland, WI

#5 Aug 27, 2010
Every farmer in the US ought to know about the dangers of entering grain bins by now. This man's situation was also more dangerous because of his obesity. They should charge him for the rescuer's expenses.
Cherry Corns

Saint Paul, MN

#6 Aug 27, 2010
Common Sense wrote:
Every farmer in the US ought to know about the dangers of entering grain bins by now. This man's situation was also more dangerous because of his obesity. They should charge him for the rescuer's expenses.
Well it was his birthday
and might as well go out
on a bang!

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