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The trout don't know how lucky they are
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September 7, 2015
TransCanada pipeline fire reported Saturday in northern Minnesota
KITTSON COUNTY, Minn.--Emergency crews responded to a fire at a portion of the TransCanada pipeline in Kittson County near the U.S.-Canada border...
September 7, 2015 - 3:24pm
September 3, 2015
Garage fire reported in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A garage fire was reported Wednesday evening just north of downtown Bemidji. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the call in the 700 block of Mississippi Avenue just before 9 p.m., according to a release from the department. When firefighters arrived, smoke was...
September 3, 2015 - 9:51am
August 17, 2015
St. Cloud woman dies in house fire
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- A St. Cloud woman has died after suffering injuries in a house fire on in St. Cloud Sunday afternoon, according to police. The St. Cloud Police Department said Lorraine Honer, 70, was taken to St. Cloud Hospital with serious injuries after the fire and was...
August 17, 2015 - 9:24pm
June 22, 2015
Fire hits Liberty Township home
BEMIDJI—Firefighters responded to a house fire Sunday in Liberty Township. The fire was reported at approximately 3:06 p.m. Sunday in the 17000 block of Old Grouse Road Northwest. When firefighters arrive, the home was engulfed in flames, according to a press release from...
June 22, 2015 - 8:42am
June 16, 2015
Intentional fires clear breaks to protect homes near BWCAW: Forest Service works to rob future wildfires of their fuel
Fires burning west of Burntside Lake near Ely on Tuesday were started on purpose, by the Smokey Bear folks, in hopes of robbing future wildfires of their fuel. Superior National Forest officials gave the go-ahead for crews to burn about 120 acres Monday near Coo Lake. That...
June 16, 2015 - 7:02pm
May 30, 2015
Officials ponder fate of historic bridge in Blackduck
The status of the the 113-year-old historic trestle bridge in Blackduck that was burned April 13 is still under consideration. About 200 feet...
May 30, 2015 - 8:11pm
May 26, 2015
Crookston woman dies from burns
A Crookston woman has died after suffering severe burns at her home last week, according to the Police Department. Emergency responders found Balvir Kaur, 60, seriously injured by burns outside her home at 308 S. Nelson St., May 21. She was airlifted to a Twin Cities...
May 26, 2015 - 12:24pm
May 11, 2015
Hog barn fire kills 2 women in Jasper, Minn.
JASPER, Minn. -- Two women are dead after being consumed in a hog barn fire near Jasper in southwest Minnesota on Monday morning. Sharla Drew, 50, and Kristy Giesler, 32, both of Jasper, died when a barn the two were inside caught on fire. A statement from the Rock County Sheriff’s...
May 11, 2015 - 6:18pm
May 4, 2015
Updated: Three wildland fires reported Saturday
BEMIDJI -- No structural damage or injuries were reported in three wildland fires over the weekend in the Bemidji area. The Bemidji Fire...
May 4, 2015 - 10:48am
April 30, 2015
Fire risk remains in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Following a brief respite from dry weather that saw withering bursts of wildfires across the state earlier in April, Beltrami County...
April 30, 2015 - 4:20pm
April 29, 2015
2,000 hogs die, barn destroyed in Hector area fire
HECTOR, Minn. — About 1,400 adult hogs and 600 piglets died Wednesday as the result of the fire that also destroyed a barn about four miles west of Hector. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office received several 911 calls shortly after noon reporting the fire, according to ...
April 29, 2015 - 9:01pm
No injuries reported in Tuesday wildfire in Bemidji Township
BEMIDJI—No injuries were reported in a wildfire Tuesday evening in Bemidji Township. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the report of a wildland fire at 5:14 p.m. The fire was located north of the 1800 block of Francis Court Southeast, according to a fire department...
April 29, 2015 - 1:13pm
April 27, 2015
High fire danger rating for Beltrami County, region
BEMIDJI—Much of Beltrami County is now listed in the high to very high fire danger rating from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Dry conditions persist throughout region, according to a Facebook post from Beltrami County Emergency Management.
April 27, 2015 - 4:50pm
April 18, 2015
Three fire departments contain blaze between Itasca and Park Rapids
Three fire departments rushed south of Itasca State Park Saturday morning to control a grass fire that broke out west of State Highway 71 north...
April 18, 2015 - 1:13pm
April 17, 2015
Wildfire burns area near Steamboat Lake
GUTHRIE -- A 25-acre wildfire near Steamboat Lake on Friday afternoon had firefighting aircraft scramble and sent up a large smoke plume visible...
April 17, 2015 - 6:06pm