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Gothenburg Man Gets Trapped in Co-op Grain Bin

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After being partially buried for four hours, an All-Points CooperativeEmployee was rescued from a Gothenburg grain bin.

Rick Frickenstein was buried past his waist in the bin and was unable tomove.

The co-op's manager, Ed Foster, was notified of the incident around 9:30a.m. Wednesday. Gothenburg Fire and Rescue responded to Foster's emergency call andby 1:30 p.m. Frickenstein was able to crawl out a trap door.

Frickenstein was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure and wasback at work later Wednesday afternoon.

The incident is being investigated.

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