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Minn. protesters take aim at McDonald's, Fargo potato giant over water use, pesticides
Clinton announces major Minnesota endorsements
ATV driver accused of striking 6-year-old near Pelican Rapids changes plea
Trinity Church in DL handing out free clothes
Herzog leads Concordia rushing attack in win over Bethel
Football: Raiders pick up second victory
Tennis: Friday results
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Lakers No. 13 in Week 7 QRF football rankings
Norwegian roots run deep around these parts
Spaghetti squash offers healthier meal alternative
Benefits for some types of disability can be expedited
Get some extra help with paying Medicare drug plan expenses
Wednesday Matters: For Sinners
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Jonny’s opens food truck in Detroit Lakes
Kangas joins Nereson in sales department
DEED offering grants for jobs initiative
What’s up with new payment cards?
M State to celebrate 50 years of ‘power’
Bakke to hold old fashioned roast beef dinner
Pumpkin Art at library Oct. 15
Mixed Blood’s ‘Minnecanos’ at Holmes Tuesday
Renaissance meets Oktoberfest
Songwriter, historian to do show in Cormorant Oct. 6
Celebrate Minnesota’s manufacturing
We face challenges to representative democracy
Letter: Investment in students is investment in DL
Letter: Now is the time for DL taxpayers to invest in kids
It’s murder but it’s only entertainment
Bring out your minnows for the big fall bite
The handsome wood duck is passing through the area right now
DNR seeks input on northern MN forest plan
Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe workshop
DNR seeking Leech Lake management plan input
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...
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...
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...
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