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Motel fire leaves many homeless

December 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

In 12 hours last Thursday, the occupants of the Golden Gate Motel were awakened in the middle of the night and told to leave their rooms because the structure was on fire, then told they could stay once the fire was out, but then told they had to lea…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Sunday fire closes Moose Lake grocery store for remainder of week

December 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

When a bakery worker came to work at Marketplace Foods in Moose Lake early Sunday morning, it was immediately obvious that something was not right. The store was filling up with smoke. The employee ran over to the adjacent Holiday Station store to ca…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Attic fire damages Erickson Acres home

December 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Authorities are still investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in a home in the Erickson Acres neighborhood of Cloquet on Sunday. According to Kevin Schroeder, chief of the Cloquet Area Fire District (CAFD), firefighters were on the scene for…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Attic fire damages Erickson Acres home

December 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Authorities are still investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in a home in the Erickson Acres neighborhood of Cloquet on Sunday. According to Kevin Schroeder, chief of the Cloquet Area Fire District (CAFD), firefighters were on the scene for…continue reading on pinejournal.com

7,500 turkeys lost in overnight barn fire

December 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Round Lake Fire Department was dispatched at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday to the Meyer Turkey Farm at 26798 Town Ave., Lorain Township, for a blaze that’s believed to have been triggered by an electrical problem.

Approximately 7,500 thr…continue reading on dglobe.com

7,500 turkeys lost in overnight barn fire

December 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Round Lake Fire Department was dispatched at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday to the Meyer Turkey Farm at 26798 Town Ave., Lorain Township, for a blaze that’s believed to have been triggered by an electrical problem.

Approximately 7,500 thr…continue reading on dglobe.com

Two dead, three injured in northern MN fire

December 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

DEER RIVER — Two people died in a fire early Saturday at a home in northeastern Cass County, authorities reported Sunday.
Three other people escaped with minor injuries from the rural Deer River residence, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office report…continue reading on dglobe.com

Fire destroys cabins at Crosslake resort

November 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

CROSSLAKE — Firefighters from three area departments responded Friday to two attached cabins fully engulfed in flames at a Crosslake resort.
The fire at Beacon Shores Resort on Whitefish Lake was reported just before 11 a.m.
Karen Scholz, who, al…continue reading on dglobe.com

Fire destroys cabins at Crosslake resort

November 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

CROSSLAKE — Firefighters from three area departments responded Friday to two attached cabins fully engulfed in flames at a Crosslake resort.
The fire at Beacon Shores Resort on Whitefish Lake was reported just before 11 a.m.
Karen Scholz, who, al…continue reading on dglobe.com

Rising from the ashes

November 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

FULDA — After St. Gabriel’s Church sustained significant damage during an April fire, some of the parishioners initially questioned whether or not the church would close. 

However, despite the damage the historic church sustained, it slow…continue reading on dglobe.com