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September 21, 2018
Firefighters respond to calls
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to two calls Thursday, Sept. 20, and one on Wednesday. Firefighters were called to a fire alarm at 8:21 a.m. Thursday at Four Winds Treatment Center, 11600 State Ave., Brainerd, but were canceled en route. Then at 11:57 a.m., there was a fire...
September 21, 2018 - 7:30am
September 20, 2018
Electric scooters charging in St. Paul garage catch fire, ending woman's side job
ST. PAUL—A St. Paul woman took a side job of charging electric rental scooters, thinking it could bring in a little extra money and help...
September 20, 2018 - 12:56pm
September 18, 2018
Brainerd firefighters respond
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to four calls since Saturday, Sept. 15—three calls for which fire crews were canceled en route and one call ending up a false alarm. At 9:47 a.m. Saturday, firefighters were called to Bethany Good Samaritan, 804 Wright St., for a fire alarm,...
September 18, 2018 - 1:30am
September 14, 2018
The Brainerd Fire Department was called at 4:51 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, to a report of smoke in a house on the 13000 block of Madeline Drive. Upon investigation, it was determined that Widseth Smith Nolting was conducting smoke testing in the area.
September 14, 2018 - 6:30am
September 12, 2018
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to two calls Sunday, Sept. 9. The first call was at 10:25 a.m. to the Harmony House, 218 SW Ninth St., for a fire alarm. Upon arrival it was determined to be burned food. At 5:10 p.m., there was a carbon monoxide alarm on the 7000 block of Clearwater...
September 12, 2018 - 10:30am
September 7, 2018
Fire damages Soo Line bridge
FEDERAL DAM—The Soo Line bridge crossing the Leech Lake River in Federal Dam was damaged by fire Thursday, Sept. 6, and is closed. The...
September 7, 2018 - 2:00pm
Fire destroys vacant motel in Garrison
GARRISON—A vacant motel was destroyed by fire Wednesday, Sept. 5, just south of Garrison on the 8390 block of Highway 169. Garrison Fire...
September 7, 2018 - 12:00pm
Brainerd firefighters respond to calls
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to several calls this past week. • Aug 31: Called at 2:20 p.m. to Brainerd South Apartments, 1969 S. Seventh St., for a fire alarm that turned out to be a false alarm. • Sept. 1: Called at 1:49 p.m. to the 14000 block of Wonderland Park Road...
September 7, 2018 - 5:30am
September 6, 2018
Trump and questions of presidential power dominate third day of Kavanaugh hearings
WASHINGTON - Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearings continued for a contentious and sometimes chaotic third day Thursday,...
September 6, 2018 - 9:34pm
August 24, 2018
Firefighters gain control of fire in Beltrami Island State Forest in northern Minnesota
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Firefighters continue to make progress in extinguishing a fire that broke out Wednesday in Beltrami Island State Forest...
August 24, 2018 - 3:39pm
August 23, 2018
As their home burns, Minnesota siblings execute fire drill plan and survive
STILLWATER, Minn.—When a fire broke out at their Stillwater house on Monday morning, Dan Hintze and Lindsay Belland's kids knew what to...
August 23, 2018 - 7:06pm
National Guard helping fight state forest wildfire in northwest Minnesota
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered the Minnesota National Guard to help in fighting a wildfire in the Beltrami Island State Forest...
August 23, 2018 - 4:39pm
August 21, 2018
Firefighters respond to calls
The Brainerd Fire Department received three calls Saturday, Aug. 18, and one Friday night at 5:56 p.m. to the 1100 block of Oak Street for a report of a possible structure fire. Upon arrival, it was determined to be unfounded. On Saturday, there was a vehicle fire at 2:07 p.m. off...
August 21, 2018 - 6:30am
August 20, 2018
Minnesota man rescues 2 kids from fire; called 'absolutely heroic'
STILLWATER, Minn.—Josh Thron, the owner of A Helping Hand Yard Maintenance in Stillwater, has proved that his business is aptly named....
August 20, 2018 - 7:12pm
Air quality alert issued for swath of Minnesota due to British Columbia wildfires
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Monday issued a air quality alert for a large portion of Minnesota, from the arrowhead...
August 20, 2018 - 2:15pm