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Wildfire prompts evacuations in NW Minnesota town

October 2, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

KARLSTAD Wildfires forced the mandatory evacuation of the south side of Karlstad Tuesday afternoon. Continue Reading

Rosebud fire causes about 40 evacuations

July 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ROSEBUD (AP) Authorities on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota say residents in about 40 homes have been asked to evacuate due to a series of wildfires. Continue Reading

Employee complaints force Minnesota health building evacuation

May 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Health concerns are prompting officials to begin evacuating employees from the Goodhue County Public Health building in southeast Minnesota. The Minnesota OSHA division says three main issues need to be resolved. Those include a strong sewer odor, the ceiling leaking water with visible mold, and employees complaining of headaches and nausea. Continue Reading

Evacuation follows fiery train derailment in north-central Illinois

October 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A fiery freight train derailment early today forced authorities to evacuate residents of the small community of Tiskilwa in north-central Illinois. Continue Reading

1.3 million in Japan urged or ordered to evacuate as typhoon nears

September 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

More than a million people in central Japan are being urged to evacuate as a powerful typhoon approaches. The storm has already triggered floods that left two people missing. Continue Reading

Rain, heavy seas accompany Hurricane Irene’s East Coast journey

August 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Hurricane Irene began lashing the East Coast with rain today ahead of a weekend of violent weather that was almost certain to heap punishment on a vast stretch of shoreline from the Carolinas to Massachusetts. Continue Reading

Some Minot residents allowed to return to homes

July 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Officials in Minot said Friday that some residents forced out by the rising Souris River will be allowed back to their homes immediately.
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‘…THEN THEY SAID WE WERE GETTING MORE WATER’: As floodwaters rise, Minot residents retreat

June 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Souris River is expected to rise above the 1881 record-making flood by up to 7 feet by Saturday or Sunday. Earlier in the day, Minot residents near the evacuation zones were cautioned to get out while they could. Continue Reading

‘…THEN THEY SAID WE WERE GETTING MORE WATER’: As floodwaters rise, Minot residents retreat

June 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Souris River is expected to rise above the 1881 record-making flood by up to 7 feet by Saturday or Sunday. Earlier in the day, Minot residents near the evacuation zones were cautioned to get out while they could. Continue Reading

Minot warns more residents to prepare evacuations; Broadway bridge closed

June 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

For now, the city of Minot’s website is warning those outside the zone to move belongings to the upper floors of their homes. More water is coming out of Lake Darling, an upstream reservoir, and the peak volume is expected to reach the city by Friday afternoon, the website said.of Min Continue Reading