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Feb 26, 2017 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Cottage Grove recently honored four citizens who helped save the life of a referee at a basketball game last fall.

The City Council this month gave a Citizen Life Saving Award to four people who stepped in on Oct. 23 when referee Thomas Lyle collapsed during a Park High School game. He did not have a pulse and was not breathing.

Karin Mae Herder, Ed Cassidy, Patrick Zittel and Steve Smalley jumped to his aid, performing CPR and using an automated external defibrillator, a portable el...