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December 1, 2017
Help at harvest: Neighbors aid Castle Rock farmer after he loses equipment in fire
When Jim Meyer's shed housing his tractors, wagons and combine went up in flames, his neighbors stepped in to make sure his harvest schedule...
December 1, 2017 - 8:00am
November 2, 2017
'Labor of love' lit on fire: Rosemount police seek information on torched Little Free Library
Dawn Groen and two other families in her Rosemount neighborhood spent months organizing and crafting the Little Free Library that stood in Claret...
November 2, 2017 - 8:45am
August 1, 2017
Firefighters test new unmanned water rescue drone in Lake Superior
DULUTH, Minn.—Two Duluth firefighters floated in Lake Superior on Tuesday, waiting to be rescued, but it wasn't a human in a boat coming...
August 1, 2017 - 9:57pm
July 26, 2017
Fire hits Spectro Alloys
It took six hours for the Rosemount Fire Department and three other area departments to extinguish a blaze Sunday at Spectro Alloys Corp. Fire...
July 26, 2017 - 9:27am
July 12, 2017
Apartment residents jump to escape fire in Farmington
Two Farmington residents were injured after jumping from a second floor apartment window on Sunday evening. "The fire was contained to a single...
July 12, 2017 - 8:59am
June 2, 2017
Homemade lamp may have caused townhome fire in Farmington
A homemade lamp may have been the cause of a fire in a Farmington townhome on Memorial Day. No one was hurt or home at 934 Catalina Way at Farmington...
June 2, 2017 - 8:48am
June 1, 2017
Improper cooking ignites Memorial Day garage fire in Farmington
A fast-acting neighbor kept a Farmington garage fire at bay after improper cooking with a turkey fryer ignited a fire that could have been explosive...
June 1, 2017 - 9:34am
May 30, 2017
Rising from the ashes: Hampton woman coping after May 18 apartment fire
Caroline Trites feels fortunate to be safe and alive after losing her home and two beloved dogs Bella and Maya in a May 18 fire in Hampton. The...
May 30, 2017 - 9:43am
April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
ST. PAUL—Minnesota communities could not regulate wages, benefits or employee scheduling under legislation that appears headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. Bill sponsor Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said that it would not hamper local control, as critics say. "I am all for local control...
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 24, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Two found dead in house fire in NW Minnesota
NORTHOME, Minn.—Two people were found dead after a house fire early Wednesday in Northome, Koochiching County officials said. The town...
February 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
December 12, 2016
Minnesota roundup: 18 year old struck and killed by train in Anoka; Man, child found dead in Faribault house; 2 more state news stories
ANOKA—An 18-year-old woman was struck and killed by a train in Anoka Sunday morning at Metro Transit's Northstar Commuter Rail station. A BNSF train struck a pedestrian at 10 a.m., according to spokeswoman Amy McBeth. The Anoka County sheriff's office reported that when Anoka...
December 12, 2016 - 11:00am
November 3, 2016
Empire Township structure fire deemed suspicious
A structure fire in Empire Township that produced a black smoke column visible from Lakeville Sunday, Oct. 30, has been deemed as suspicious,...
November 3, 2016 - 4:00pm
May 14, 2016
Fire destroys three buildings at historic village
A fire burned several buildings at the Little Log House Pioneer Village early Sunday morning. The buildings burned included the Belle Creek...
May 14, 2016 - 5:59am
May 12, 2016
Burning illegally in Farmington? Expect a bill
Farmington-area residents who conduct open burns without the proper permit can expect to get a bill in the mail if the Farmington Fire Department gets involved. The city has already sent out half a dozen invoices related to illegal open burns since the city council updated its permit...
May 12, 2016 - 5:59am
May 5, 2016
Fire burns another garage
An attentive night owl may have prevented a tragedy early last Friday morning when he spotted a fire at a home on Ash Street. The passerby reported...
May 5, 2016 - 5:59am