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March 31, 2017
Wildfire season creeping north
DULUTH — As the last vestiges of winter snow melt away and the sun gets higher in the sky each day, wildfire season is creeping north...
March 31, 2017 - 5:43pm
October 17, 2016
Almost 100 firefighters battle fire in condos near Minnesota popular resort lodge
MANHATTAN BEACH, Minn. —Almost 100 firefighters battled a fire early Sunday morning at the Manhattan Beach Villas next to Manhattan Beach...
October 17, 2016 - 1:27pm
January 29, 2016
Fire at home on Willmar's northeast side causes minor damage
WILLMAR – The Willmar Fire Department responded to a fire Friday at a home located at 1501 14th Ave. N.E. in Willmar. Willmar Fire Chief Frank...
January 29, 2016 - 5:09pm
This is the records summary for Nov. 29. Accidents SVEA -- A motorist sustained minor injuries Friday afternoon when his vehicle left the road and crashed into a stand of trees at Kandiyohi County roads 3 and 11 just north of Svea. Authorities said he may have passed out before...
November 29, 2010 - 12:00am
November 27, 2010
This is the records summary for Nov. 27. Accidents MORTON -- A Bloomington woman was seriously injured in a crash Friday afternoon at Highway 71 and Redwood County Road 2 near Morton. The Minnesota State Patrol said Susan Kludt, 61, was airlifted from the scene to Hennepin County...
November 27, 2010 - 12:00am
June 14, 2010
Three juveniles apprehended for garage fires
WILLMAR -- Three juvenile males ages 14, 16 and 17 are in custody after they allegedly set two garages on fire after stealing items from them early Saturday morning. Willmar Police officers caught the three suspects as they returned to retrieve stolen goods and as firefighters battled...
June 14, 2010 - 12:00am
January 12, 2010
With the recent spate of home fires, state fire marshal cautions homeowners to maintain heating systems
NEW LONDON -- Four families have lost their homes to fires since the start of the year in the Hawick, Maynard, Granite Falls and Dassel areas. The most recent fire happened Jan. 9 near Dassel and caused major damage to the home of Martin and Nora Hendrickson.
January 12, 2010 - 12:00am
December 31, 2009
Fires most likely during last week of year
ST. PAUL -- The last week of the year is when there are typically more fires than any other week of the year. Therefore, the state Department...
December 31, 2009 - 12:00am
October 22, 2009
Changes clocks, change smoke alarm batteries Nov. 1
ST. PAUL -- Last year, residential fires claimed 38 lives in Minnesota; 75 percent of the deaths occurred in homes without working smoke alarms. State Fire Marshal Jerry Rosendahl thinks these facts alone should be enough to convince people to install and maintain smoke alarms. "Those...
October 22, 2009 - 2:07pm
July 20, 2009
Records for July 20
Litchfield teen dies in two-car crash LONG PRAIRIE -- The Minnesota State Patrol said Jacob A. Hughes, 16, of Litchfield and Tod G. Walther, 46, of Long Prairie died in a two-car crash at 6:51 a.m. Sunday in Todd County. The crash happened on U.S.
July 20, 2009 - 9:01pm
May 2, 2009
Authorities seek tips about trash bin fires
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department and Willmar Fire Department are seeking information about the person or persons responsible for setting deliberate fires in large trash containers at the Fairview and Evergreen Ridge apartment complexes near Ridgewater College in Willmar. According...
May 2, 2009 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
Law seeking info on deliberate fires near college
WILLMAR -- The Willmar police and fire departments are seeking information about the person or persons who are responsible for setting deliberate fires in trash containers at Fairview and Evergreen Ridge apartment complexes near Ridgewater College. The two fires this week are very...
May 1, 2009 - 11:58am
December 16, 2008
Police, fire departments seek information on Dumpster fires
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police and Fire departments are seeking information about who is responsible for five fires, which appear to have been deliberately set, in trash containers at the Fairview and Evergreen apartments along 24th Street Northwest. According to a news release from...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am