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Avoiding estate mistakes
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The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
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Petronilla "Patty" Wander
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April 7, 2015
Car consumed by fire on Highway 10 near Dilworth
DILWORTH - No one was hurt Tuesday afternoon when flames destroyed a car and started a grass fire along westbound U.S. Highway 10. About 1:20...
News / accidents
April 7, 2015 - 2:41pm
April 5, 2015
DNR gears up for spring wildfire season
When the snow melts and the dead grasses from last year dry out, it’s wildfire season in Minnesota. And when the wind blows hard, the combination...
April 5, 2015 - 5:35am
April 4, 2015
Small fires can still be destructive this time of year
Fire managers with the Department of Natural Resources urge caution with all fires. As of April 1 there have been 309 wildfires in Minnesota that have burned 2,362 acres. “Even a small grass fire has the potential to injure people, and cause damage to property and resources,”...
outdoors / DNR
April 4, 2015 - 5:00am
March 27, 2015
One dead in fire at Woodbury senior living facility
WOODBURY, Minn. -- An elderly man is dead after a fire in his seniors community apartment early Friday in the Twin Cities suburb of Woodbury. Firefighters...
March 27, 2015 - 11:46am
March 19, 2015
Spring fire season could start early
With the recent warm weather, Department of Natural Resources fire behavior analysts are predicting an early start to Minnesota’s spring fire season. Predicted temperatures this week in the 40s and 50s will likely take care of what little snowpack the state had this winter. Plus,...
outdoors / DNR
March 19, 2015 - 5:35am
March 15, 2015
Burning restrictions may start as early as next week
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources could start spring burning restrictions as soon as next week because of little snowpack and an early start to spring. The DNR restricts burning shortly after snow melt when exposed dead grass and brush can ignite easily and burn quickly....
outdoors / DNR
March 15, 2015 - 5:15am
March 11, 2015
Firefighter pleads not guilty to arson
The Lake Park firefighter accused of setting wildfires last year has pled not guilty after making his first court appearance Monday. Michael Lyn Gullard, 35, is charged with one felony count of wildfire arson; he is being represented by attorney Joe Irby. Investigators say they...
News / crime
March 11, 2015 - 11:00am
March 10, 2015
Dilworth apartment fire leaves two with no home
DILWORTH – Two people are without a home after a fire started in an apartment building here Tuesday morning. Dilworth fire Capt. Marty Grimley said both occupants of the first-floor apartment unit were home at about 7 a.m. when what appears to be an electrical fire started to...
March 10, 2015 - 10:54am
March 4, 2015
Fire kills Brainerd man; building a complete loss
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A man was killed Tuesday when the apartment he rented in downtown Brainerd was destroyed by fire. The Brainerd Fire Department...
March 4, 2015 - 10:00am
February 23, 2015
Rochert fire leaves family homeless
A rural Rochert family of six has been left homeless after fire destroyed their house Wednesday evening. Andy and Amy Nolan are sifting through...
February 23, 2015 - 11:35am
February 22, 2015
Fireman accused of setting fires
A Lake Park firefighter is facing arson charges for allegedly setting several grass fires last year. Michael Lyn Gullard, 35, has been summoned to appear in court March 9 to face the felony charges. Fellow Lake Park firefighters started to become suspicious after a sharp increase...
February 22, 2015 - 5:55am
February 19, 2015
Sabin homeowner arrested in arson case
SABIN, Minn. – Clay County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested the owner of a home that burned here two weeks ago for arson. Clay County...
News / crime
February 19, 2015 - 10:01am
February 11, 2015
Fire damages storage building at Pro resources
Fire at Pro Resources in Detroit Lakes destroyed its storage building Monday night, along with everything in it. A motion-activated security...
News / Detroit Lakes
February 11, 2015 - 12:30pm
February 9, 2015
Man saves 6 family members from fire, but 3-year-old daughter dies
ST. PAUL -- A father who was able to rescue six of his family members Sunday night from a blaze that gutted his house was turned back from finding...
February 9, 2015 - 3:15pm
January 29, 2015
Fire reported at grain elevator in Hawley
HAWLEY, Minn. – A fire has been reported at the grain elevator here. A mutual aid request is out for firefighters from the Glyndon and Hitterdal Fire Departments to assist in putting out the fire at 316 5th St. Check back on this developing story. Tweets by @DLNewspape...
January 29, 2015 - 3:16pm