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Funeral held for fallen Polk Co. Deputy

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ST. CROIX FALLS -- Hundreds of community members and fellow law enforcement officers gather in Saint Croix Falls Saturday to give a final farewell to a fallen Polk County Deputy.

Deputy Mike Seversen died earlier this week, from complications of a gunshot wound.

Seversen was shot in the line of duty 23 years ago, and was paralyzed all those years.

He received many awards, including the Law Enforcement Purple Heart and National Sheriff's Deputy of the Year. Seversen was 50 years old.

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