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Dispatcher Tonya Aanenson stands with Gerald Fuerstenberg, whose arm was almost severed in a mowing accident, and Worthington Director of Public Safety Mike Cumiskey, who gave Aanenson the Worthington Life Saving Award on Monday.

Aanenson earns WPD Life Saving Award

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WORTHINGTON -- When dispatcher Tonya Aanenson was informed she was to be a recipient of the Worthington Police Department Life Saving Award, she was pleased.


She also considers herself lucky to have been the person who got to help Gerald Fuerstenberg.

"I was doing my job," she stated. "I'm certainly appreciative, but the best gift I've gotten is that Gerald is doing so well."

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