Two area state troopers receive awards from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
 
Sergeant Dan Anderson won a leadership award for displaying unwavering integrity, initiative, and dedication to the reputation and mission of the State Patrol.
 
Trooper Jon Newton received the life-saver award after he dislodged a lollipop from an infant's throat on Highway 99.
 
The two received their awards at a presentation ceremony in the Twin Cities yesterday afternoon.

-- KEYC News 12