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Prairie, cornstalk fire starts in Gann Valley

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

GANN VALLEY — One farmstead was threatened by a prairie fire Tuesday afternoon southwest of Gann Valley.

No one was injured in the fire, and the fire never hit farm buildings.

Dave Gaulke, president of Gann Valley’s fire association, said a co…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Morning fire on Omaha Avenue

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

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No one injured in wildland fire near Tabor

April 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

TABOR — The cedars of Lebanon may have been a gift fit for King Solomon, but for some South Dakota landowners, the plants are mostly a nuisance.

That’s why members of Bon Homme Hutterite Colony were trying to clear out some of those ced…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

No one injured in wildland fire near Tabor

April 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

TABOR — The cedars of Lebanon may have been a gift fit for King Solomon, but for some South Dakota landowners, the plants are mostly a nuisance.

That’s why members of Bon Homme Hutterite Colony were trying to clear out some of those ced…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Fulda church damaged by fire

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

FULDA — St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church in Fulda sustained significant smoke damage in a late afternoon fire on Wednesday.

According to Fulda Fire Chief Dave Baumhoefner, the fire was reported at about 4 p.m. Wednesday. By the time firefighters …continue reading on dglobe.com

Fire fight: Lawmakers push EPA to ax stove rules

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Henry C. Jackson

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wood-burning stoves have ignited a debate between the Obama administration and South Dakota lawmakers who oppose new regulations that would require more efficiency from an iconic feature of many rural home…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Fire fight: Lawmakers push EPA to ax stove rules

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Henry C. Jackson

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wood-burning stoves have ignited a debate between the Obama administration and South Dakota lawmakers who oppose new regulations that would require more efficiency from an iconic feature of many rural home…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Fire damages Mitchell home on Fifth

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

Investigators are still trying to find the cause of a Mitchell house fire that started late Tuesday night.

They are also looking for the residents, who were not at the home during the time of the fire.

Mitchell Assistant Fire Chief Paul Morris …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Blaze not slowing Howard elevator

March 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

HOWARD — A pile of charred remains left from a massive fire was being cleaned, but Bruce Yanish called Friday “business as usual.”

A total of 44 firefighters battled a blaze at the Howard Farmers Co-op Thursday night into Friday morning, but…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Former Trinity principal arrested charged with arson in school fire out on bail

March 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

The former Trinity High School principal charged with felony arson in connection to the fire that destroyed parts of the school earlier this month was released from the Southwest Multi-County Correction Center after posting bond Friday.

Thomas San…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com