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Wife-carrying race in Menahga seeks competitors
Minnesota State Patrol trooper charged with going 94 in 55 zone
Frazee man injured when van goes into river near Twin Valley
Duluth doctor accused of stalking man
Becker County youth take aim at the sport of archery
Smith and Mallow post wins at Junior Cup
Angels place third at Staples tournament
South All-Stars defeat North 21-10
DL Babe Ruth off to 4-3 start
Area cousins travel abroad to take in world-renowned flower show
Refunded on an overbooked tour
Social Security should always be contacted after death in the family
Food safety for seniors
Osowski graduates from SDSU
Friends & Neighbors
Savers to pay $1.8M to charities, agrees to settlement
AT&T fined $1 million
Three friends purchase New Horizon Resort
Jack Chivers Realty hires marketing pro
Ulteig recognized as ‘top workplace’ in MN
A fun-filled 4th: Activities abound in DL this year
Pottery presentation set for Thursday at library
Shakespeare in the Park continues next weekend
'Inside Out' the latest of Pixar's masterpieces
New dinner theater show provides laughs, entertainment and good food
Candidates fumble flag flap
We need both insiders and outsiders in Congress
Sen. Al Franken: Making rail safety a top priority in MN
Minimum wage hike good for MN
Toxic Taters to RDO: Tell us what chemicals you use
DU, UND partner for nest cam project
Is swimmers itch treatment killing fish on Detroit?
Some species of birds show remarkable intelligence
Walleye stocking: By the numbers
AIS training, decal repealed
Years of planting and care leads to backyard getaway
Enjoy the outdoors at Lakeside’s Tavern Brewery
Tips to help any level of gardener grow native greenery
Lakes area is a haven for hiking enthusiasts
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
March 16, 2015
Gas leak causes home explosion in Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS - An explosion Friday morning shifted the foundation of a Fergus Falls home. A gas leak in the basement of the Pebble Lake Road home caused the furnace to explode at 3 a.m., according to the Fergus Falls Fire Department. Four family members -- two adults and two children...
March 16, 2015 - 10:24am
January 27, 2015
Bemidji man survives home explosion
GRANT VALLEY TOWNSHIP, Minn. -- The cause of a Monday night house explosion that injured a Bemidji-area man appears to be accidental, officials said Tuesday. At the scene, debris confettied the snow white ground Tuesday, where the home once stood, particles strewn into surrounding...
January 27, 2015 - 8:46pm
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Bemidji firefighters responded to a report of an explosion Monday night at a residence southwest of Bemidji near the Grant Valley Township line. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office issued a preliminary release Monday night that included a caller at 5:49 p.m....
January 27, 2015 - 8:49am
Gas pipeline explodes, leaves hundreds without service
WARREN, Minn. — Fred and Julie Nicholls woke up early Monday morning to a loud booming sound and the feeling of their house shaking. “We’d just woken up when all of a sudden it just hit,” said Fred Nicholls, 73. “I’d never heard nothin’ like it in my life. It was...
May 27, 2014 - 10:00am
March 14, 2014
Eight dead after New York City blast, building collapse
Search and rescue workers on Friday combed still-smoldering rubble for survivors of a New York City gas explosion that caused two apartment buildings...
March 14, 2014 - 9:25am
March 12, 2014
Mechanical failure to blame for ethanol plant fire
FERGUS FALLS — Investigators determined that a mechanical failure caused a fire and explosion Monday afternoon at an ethanol plant in Fergus Falls. A hydraulic pump that controls the damper in the dryer building of the Green Plains Renewable Energy plant failed Monday afternoon,...
March 12, 2014 - 8:53pm
March 11, 2014
Propane gas, open flame torch likely cause of Sanford clinic explosion in Moorhead
MOORHEAD – Fire officials here have determined the cause of an explosion that delayed the opening of the new Sanford Clinic in south Moorhead. The explosion on Feb. 24 was likely caused by the accidental ignition of propane in an elevator shaft, set off by an open flame torch...
news / accidents
March 11, 2014 - 2:27pm
March 10, 2014
No one hurt in Fergus Falls ethanol plant fire, explosion
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Fire crews responded late Monday afternoon to a fire at an ethanol plant in Fergus Falls. The Fergus Falls Fire Department...
March 10, 2014 - 9:12pm
January 28, 2014
Pipeline explosion spotlights need for preparations in case of widespread heating outages
FARGO – A Canadian pipeline explosion that created a shortage of natural gas and prompted calls to curb usage over the weekend in the Fargo-Moorhead area has put a focus on the region’s preparations for a widespread outage of a heating source during a cold spell. The pipeline...
January 28, 2014 - 10:24am
June 3, 2012
Ottertail teen injured in black powder explosion
Residents of Ottertail were giving moral support on Friday to the family of a 17-year-old boy who was severely injured May 30 when some black powder he was playing with exploded. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department would not release the teen's name. The incident took place...
June 3, 2012 - 2:24pm
February 27, 2009
Rutland, N.D. on road to recovery
Hal Nelson's family rushed to the Hennepin Burn Center in Minneapolis, hoping doctors were wrong when they warned that he might not make it through the night. Four times it happened. Once, doctors talked to the family about unplugging life support and letting Nelson die peacefully,...
February 27, 2009 - 1:08pm
September 2, 2008
13 people hospitalized in south Fargo home explosion
FARGO - An explosion at a south Fargo twin home early this morning sent the 13 people inside to area hospitals. Two were taken to Twin Cities hospitals for burns. The home, near the corner of 23rd Avenue and 15th Street South, was leveled in the 12:30 a.m. explosion. Authorities...
September 2, 2008 - 12:00am