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July 5, 2013
Many injured at Calif. fireworks when platform tips (see video)
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October 15, 2012
Fire caused by fireworks burns 250 acres north of Litchfield, Minn.
October 15, 2012 - 12:00am
October 14, 2012
Fire caused by fireworks burns 250 acres north of Litchfield
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May 1, 2012
Frustration over governor's veto of bill to expand Minnesota's fireworks laws
May 1, 2012 - 12:00am
Jordan Pierce of Kandiyohi, left, helps Adam Blieger of Willmar buy fireworks Tuesday afternoon at the Youth for Christ TNT Firework tent in the Walmart parking lot. Caryn van Dijk, program director for Joppa, a young-adult ministry through Youth for Christ, said she has sold fireworks in the Cub Foods parking lot for the last four years while different church organizations have staffed a tent that has moved between the Menards and Walmart parking lots."It's a good fundraiser," van Dijk said. "We get to ...
Minn. fire officials urge safe handling of fireworks
July 1, 2011 - 9:00am
July 2, 2010
Jenny Seeman, 11, of Buffalo, Wyo., and her brother Aaron, 10, look over the fireworks on display this week inside the TNT Fireworks tent set up in the Cub Foods parking lot in Willmar. Faith groups operate two of Willmar's fireworks stands as fundraisers. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Faith-based groups raise money through local fireworks stands
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
Safety tips for lighting fireworks
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
July 7, 2009
Michael Peterson takes down his fireworks stand Monday in the parking lot between Burger King and El Tapatio on South First Street in Willmar. Peterson said his was the first and only fireworks stand in Willmar in 2001, when some fireworks became legal statewide. Now South First Street parking lots are lined with stands during the week preceding the July 4 festivities. Peterson's daughter, Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Done for another year
July 7, 2009 - 12:00am
July 2, 2009
Dustin Suchy arranges fireworks Monday under a tent in the Cub Foods parking lot in Willmar. As the Fourth of July approaches, officials are again warning people to practice safety when using or dealing with fireworks. Some 7,000 people across the United States suffered fireworks-related injuries last year. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Local officials call for firework safety over holiday weekend
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am