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Crews contain latest northwest Minnesota fire

August 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Work continues to extinguish smoldering peat, officials say. The fire has consumed about 700 acres but there has been no injuries or property damage. Continue Reading

Crews fight brushfire near Greenbush

August 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and rural fire crews worked late into the night Tuesday to contain a brushfire that broke out north of Greenbush, Minn., in the early afternoon. Continue Reading

Highway 11 detour to change from Greenbush to Roseau

June 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A detour now in place on Minnesota Highway 11 is expected to change next week, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced. The detour currently in place from Greenbush to Badger is expected to end Tuesday, and a second-phase detour will begin Wednesday. Continue Reading

Helicopters drop water as northwestern Minnesota wildfire nears Canadian border

October 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Despite wind gusts of 40 miles per hour Thursday, crews were able to stop a wildfire’s advance just short of the Canadian border. The threat is not over, however, as the northeastern corner of the 56-square-mile burned area still had flames as of evening. Because the area is a bog, ground forces can’t fight the fire, leaving the task to helicopters. Continue Reading

Weather service: Straight-line winds cause of northwest Minnesota damage

July 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Straight-line winds, at times reaching 85 to 95 mph, extended a dozen or more miles wide at times while moving from Drayton, N.D., to Roseau, Minn., on Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks. Continue Reading

Injured war vet Kreisel’s first Minnesota bill passes in presence of Greenbush man who saved his life

February 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Todd Everson, a Greenbush, Minn., native, was there on John Kriesel’s worst day, so it was only appropriate that he sat behind the freshmen legislator – an Iraq on one of his best days. Continue Reading