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August 3, 2016
After Spicer house fire, State Fire Marshal issues hoverboard warning
Two weeks after four dogs were killed in a Spicer house fire potentially sparked by a hoverboard, the Minnesota State Fire Marshal has issued...
August 3, 2016 - 12:38pm
November 1, 2012
Rural Grove City, Minn., house burns, cause undetermined
GROVE CITY -- The cause of a fire that burned a rural Grove City residence Wednesday afternoon is under investigation by the Meeker County Sheriff's Office and the State Fire Marshal's Office. According to Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, the Grove City Fire Department was dispatched...
November 1, 2012 - 9:25am
October 22, 2012
Rural Dassel, Minn., summer home burns, cause under investigation
DASSEL -- The cause of a fire that burned a summer home Sunday evening in rural Dassel is under investigation by the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, the State Fire Marshal, and the Dassel Fire Department. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, a neighbor to the David and...
October 22, 2012 - 9:28am
September 27, 2012
Eden Valley, Minn., home destroyed by fire Wednesday evening
EDEN VALLEY -- A rural Eden Valley home was destroyed by fire Wednesday evening, and an unattended portable heater is suspected as the cause of the blaze. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, a passerby reported the fire at the William Matteson residence,...
September 27, 2012 - 9:22am
July 11, 2012
Clarkfield, Minn., man arrested on arson charges, deliberately set fire to rural residence
GRANITE FALLS -- A 35-year-old Clarkfield man is being held in the Yellow Medicine County jail pending his first court appearance on first-degree arson charges for allegedly setting fire to a rural Clarkfield home Monday evening. According to a news release from Yellow Medicine County...
July 11, 2012 - 10:44am
July 10, 2012
Investigation continues into rural Clarkfield, Minn., house fire, suspect in custody
GRANITE FALLS -- The State Fire Marshal's office and the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's office are investigating a fire that burned a rural Clarkfield residence around 11:15 p.m. Monday evening. According to Sheriff Bill Flaten, a person has been arrested in connection to the blaze....
July 10, 2012 - 3:48pm
June 13, 2012
Building burns at D & D Ventures, rural Grove City, Minn.
GROVE CITY -- The State Fire Marshal is investigating a fire that burned a building Monday evening at D & D Ventures, along the 56000 block of U.S. Highway 12 in rural Grove City. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, the Grove City, Cosmos, Litchfield...
June 13, 2012 - 9:36am
June 3, 2012
UPDATE: Willmar, Minn., house a total loss, fire cause under investigation
WILLMAR -- Fire officials are still investigating the cause of a fire that burned the home at 300 Vos Park Drive around 6:30 p.m. Friday. According...
June 3, 2012 - 5:30pm
April 24, 2012
Swenson Motors reopening after fire damages Willmar, Minn., dealership
WILLMAR -- The sales department at Swenson Motor Company in Willmar had reopened for business Monday afternoon after an early morning fire damaged...
April 24, 2012 - 12:00am
April 12, 2012
Abandoned house burns west of Belgrade, Minn., fire under investigation
BELGRADE -- An early morning fire that burned an abandoned house west of Belgrade is under investigation by the Stearns County Sheriff's office and the State Fire Marshal. According to a news release from Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner, deputies, the fire marshal's office and...
April 12, 2012 - 9:06am
August 15, 2011
Sheriff seeking information on arson south of Dassel
LITCHFIELD -- A Friday evening arson fire at a foreclosed home south of Dassel is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal's office. Anyone with information regarding the fire is encouraged to call the Meeker County Sheriff's Office at 320-693-5411 or the Arson Tip Line at 1-800-725-2020....
August 15, 2011 - 9:55am
Seifert talks jobs, change on campaign trail; vows to speak out when views differ from fellow GOP members
WILLMAR -- Expect to see more of Marty Seifert now that he is seeking the Republican Party's endorsement as its candidate for governor.
July 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
Track athletes set to start at Willmar Invite
The Willmar Cardinals Invitational track and field meet is scheduled for 3 p.m. today at Hodapp Field by Kennedy Elementary. Listed as guests at the invitational are Rocori, Sartell, Marshal, Minnewaska Area and BOLD/Buffalo Lake-Hector. New London-Spicer and MACCRAY are also hosting...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am