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Minn. school district requiring approval of prom dresses before dance
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February 10, 2017
Hibbing fire victim charged with fraud, theft
HIBBING, Minn. — When thieves broke into the fire-ravaged Koslucher residence in December, stealing the Hibbing family's Christmas presents...
February 10, 2017 - 6:02pm
February 9, 2017
Olivia man charged with arson for Dec. 3 house fire
OLIVIA — A 20-year-old man lit his parents' Olivia home on fire early Dec. 3, authorities say — but not before he had moved his...
February 9, 2017 - 4:03pm
February 7, 2017
'Suspicious' a.m. fire displaces residents of Paynesville apartment complex
Authorities are investigating after a “suspicious fire” at a Paynesville apartment complex displaced several families early Tuesday.
February 7, 2017 - 11:22am
January 19, 2017
Residents asked to evacuate after fiberglass plant fire in northwest Minn.
WARREN, Minn.—A fire at the Nordic Fiberglass facility in Warren prompted nearby residents to evacuate their homes Wednesday night. Marshall...
January 19, 2017 - 9:15am
January 3, 2017
Couple escapes from house fire in Meeker County
LITCHFIELD -- Two people escaped from a house fire in rural Meeker County early this morning. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office...
January 3, 2017 - 8:50am
December 26, 2016
Worthington house fire leaves families homeless on Christmas Day
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — An early morning fire Sunday left 10 people from two apartments homeless in Worthington. A fire was discovered shortly...
December 26, 2016 - 10:06am
December 21, 2016
Records published Dec. 21
This is the records summary for Dec. 21. Fire destroys Atwater cabinATWATER – A seasonal cabin home on Diamond Lake in Atwater was a total loss Tuesday after an early morning fire. The Atwater Fire Department was called to the 14500 block of Breezy Point Road just before 4 a.m....
December 21, 2016 - 7:04am
December 20, 2016
Fire destroys Atwater cabin
ATWATER -- A seasonal cabin home on Diamond Lake in Atwater was a total loss Tuesday after an early-morning fire. The Atwater Fire Department...
December 20, 2016 - 6:15pm
December 17, 2016
House fire displaces Willmar woman
WILLMAR — A blaze inside the walls of a Willmar home displaced one woman Friday afternoon. Crystal Martinez watched with her mother as...
December 17, 2016 - 7:30am
December 14, 2016
Overnight blaze engulfs central Minn. tire store
PERHAM — Authorities are still in the early stages of an investigation into a fire late Tuesday that destroyed OK Tire in Perham. A Minnesota...
December 14, 2016 - 8:30pm
Overnight blaze engulfs central Minn. tire store
PERHAM — A tire store fire late Tuesday in Perham prompted firefighters from nine communities to respond in an attempt to extinguish the...
December 14, 2016 - 10:00am
December 10, 2016
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Five children escaped from a burning townhome in Alexandria early Friday and firefighters were able to rescue their mother, who was flown to a Twin Cities hospital. According to a news release, the Alexandra Police Department and the Alexandria Fire Department...
December 10, 2016 - 10:00am
December 6, 2016
Up to 2,000 hogs lost in Kerkhoven barn fire
KERKHOVEN — Firefighters from at five area fire departments worked together Tuesday afternoon in bitter cold temperatures and blowing...
December 6, 2016 - 5:58pm
December 4, 2016
Fire damages rural Olivia home
OLIVIA—Five people managed to escape unhurt when fire broke out Saturday morning in their rural Olivia home. The Renville County Sheriff's Office said a 911 call was made at approximately 6:43 a.m. Saturday. Upon arrival at the residence, located three miles south of Olivia...
December 4, 2016 - 2:52pm
Fire at California loft party kills 9, higher death toll feared
OAKLAND, Calif. — A fire at a dance party in a loft building in Oakland killed at least nine people and left some 25 missing, and authorities...
December 4, 2016 - 10:03am