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October 14, 2017
The Detroit Lakes natives who narrowly escaped the California wildfires photographed while in wine country from left to right: Emily Clay, Twin Cities; Beth Omang, Detroit Lakes; Anna Baso, Twin Cities; Mary Beehler, Detroit Lakes; Amanda Habrat, Detroit Lakes; Chelsea Manke, Detroit Lakes; Christine Hvidston, Detroit Lakes; and Monessa Hegg, Detroit Lakes. Submitted Photo
Minn. women caught in California wildfires are home safe, looking to help
October 14, 2017 - 8:42am
October 13, 2017
Investigators search the rubble of Journey’s End, a mobile home park for seniors that burned in the week's wildfires, in Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 13, 2017. Search and rescue teams from multiple counties around Northern California converged here Friday with shovels, rakes and a cadaver-sniffing Australian Cattle dog named Seven. They left with bone fragments. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Death toll in California wildfires reaches historically grim heights
October 13, 2017 - 8:53pm
October 11, 2017
huck Rippey searches through the remains of his parents’ home in Napa, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017. Their parents, Charles, 100, and Sara Rippey, 98, were killed in the fast-moving wildfire at their home. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
An elderly Napa couple just celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. Then the wildfires came.
October 11, 2017 - 8:12am
October 9, 2017
A motorcycle burns in the driveway of a home on fire in Glen Ellen, Calif., Oct. 9, 2017. Fast-moving wildfires raged across several counties in Northern California overnight, forcing the evacuation of at least two hospitals and numerous neighborhoods early Monday, the authorities said. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
At least 10 dead, tens of thousands evacuated as wildfires ravage Northern California's wine country
October 9, 2017 - 7:45pm
September 7, 2017
Firefighters from mop up a small grass fire in Montana on Saturday, Sept. 2. Casey Page / The Billings Gazette
Montana wildfires have burned 1 million acres at a cost of $300 million
September 7, 2017 - 7:38pm
July 21, 2017
This 2016 file photo shows a Montana Department of Natural Resources helicopter drops water on a wildland fire about a mile from Canyon Ferry Reservoir near Helena. Thom Bridge / Lee Montana Newspapers
Fighting Montana's wildfires may take backseat to cushion state's rainy day fund
July 21, 2017 - 11:39am
May 3, 2016
Wildfires flare in Minnesota with dry, windy conditions
May 3, 2016 - 9:23pm
August 21, 2015
Haze from wildfires not threatening air quality yet
August 21, 2015 - 10:01pm
April 16, 2015
Truck carrying coal caused wildfires along Interstate 29, sheriff suspects
April 16, 2015 - 11:29pm
April 4, 2015
FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Robb Jeffries
FireBoss airplanes sit Friday on the tarmac at Princeton Municipal Airport. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently made the switch from older CL-215 airplanes to FireBoss planes for combating wildfires. Four of the airplanes the DNR uses have floats, like this one, and two others need to land to be reloaded with water.
New firefighting airplanes helping DNR combat outbreak of wildfires
April 4, 2015 - 8:26am
October 11, 2013
Shasta County firefighters Zach Lacy (L) and Bob Baker spray water on a home burnt by the Clover Fire in Happy Valley, Calif., on September 10, 2013. (Credit: Reuters/Max Whittaker)
Rising number of U.S. homes at risk from wildfires, report says
October 11, 2013 - 7:55am