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Bull injures visitors to the Dakota County Fair

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A runaway bull caused injuries to several visitors to the Dakota County Fair Wednesday night.

(Editor's note: The video above has some minor swearing. It's nothing loud or particularly offensive, but we thought you should know.)


The bull, named Red 43, escaped from his pen, then broke through the gates and ran through the fairgrounds. Eight people were injured in the incident, according to Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard joined the Woodbury Bulletin staff in November, 2014, after 14 years covering news for the Bulletin's sister publication, the Farmington Rosemount Independent Town Pages.  Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary Clifford Larson Unit 189 of Farmington, and is the 2014-15 Third District President to the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota. Michelle is also the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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