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May 5, 2016
Smoke from Canadian wildfire to reach Grand Forks, but haze expected to be minimal
May 5, 2016 - 5:30am
May 4, 2016
Capt. Linda Faye Jones, left, and Program Manager Meranda Lelonek of the Salvation Army in Willmar are organizing help for those who were displaced by Tuesday’s fire. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Multiple Willmar agencies aid tenants displaced by apartment fire
May 4, 2016 - 11:28pm
Fire burns in a logged pine forest northwest of Staples Wednesday afternoon. Dry windy conditions have made the fire danger high in central Minnesota. (STEVE KOHLS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE) play button
Large wildfire ignites north of Staples
May 4, 2016 - 10:25pm
May 3, 2016
Firefighters from Willmar and surrounding departments douse an apartment fire Tuesday in southwest Willmar. (Gary Miller | Tribune)play button
Fire chief: Careless smoking led to fire at Willmar apartment
May 3, 2016 - 5:27pm
Juveniles suspected in Wobegon Trail bridge arson
May 3, 2016 - 4:37pm
April 18, 2016
A fire in the demolition pile at the Kandiyohi County landfill continued to burn below the surface after the flames were downed early Sunday morning. The landfill is about 12 miles north of Willmar.  play button
Firefighters deal with stubborn blaze at Kandiyohi County landfill
April 18, 2016 - 8:39am
April 10, 2016
A trailer home in the 1400 block of Lakeland Drive Northeast in Willmar was destroyed in a fire Saturday morning. The occupants were able to escape without injury.  (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Fire destroys mobile home in northeast Willmar
April 10, 2016 - 10:28pm
April 9, 2016
A fire around 1:30 p.m. Friday at a rural New London farm on the north side of Crook Lake in Lake Andrew Township, about 10 miles north of Willmar, destroyed a barn, garage and shed.  Firefighters from New London and Spicer departments worked to quell the blaze fanned by a northwest wind. No one was at home at the time. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
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Fire destroys buildings on rural New London farm
April 9, 2016 - 12:13am
April 8, 2016
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Fire levels outbuildings on Crook Lake farm
April 8, 2016 - 4:35pm
Records published April 8
April 8, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Members of the Willmar Fire Department respond Wednesday to a fire at 421 Becker Ave. SE. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE )
Firefighters respond to blaze in southeast Willmar
April 6, 2016 - 10:56pm
Records published April 6
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 1, 2016
Dentist Reed Gethmann explores damage caused by a fire that destroyed a handful of businesses, including his. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Minnesota town vows to rise from ashes of devastating blaze
April 1, 2016 - 1:28pm
March 31, 2016
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar talks with Callaway Fire Chief Keith Heinlein, Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander and Chief Deputy Shane Richard about last week’s train accident and explosion during a stop she made in Callaway Thursday afternoon. (BRIAN BASHAM | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Callaway officials praise drone in helping fight derailment, explosion
March 31, 2016 - 9:23pm
Madelia seeks help recovering from fire
March 31, 2016 - 9:11pm