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New Ulm fire: relatives mourn 6 lost

July 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Two firefighters and a police officer were staffing a post Tuesday at the site of a New Ulm house fire that claimed six lives Saturday. Authorities were keeping the site secure for fire investigators and insurance representatives as a steady stream of people passed by and snapped photos in the aftermath of what is thought to be the city’s worst loss-of-life blaze. Continue Reading

After fire, New Ulm, Minn., grieves for what’s lost

July 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Its once stately porch was blackened, its roof caved in, its perimeter marked by the yellow tape of disaster. But the scores of somber people who came by the Bohemian Bed and Breakfast in this picturesque south-central Minnesota town Sunday had no trouble recalling the iconic structure that had stood since 1899 at the corner of S. German Street. Continue Reading

Victims of Grand Forks house fire Friday identified

February 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The woman killed in Friday’s early morning house fire at 443 Campbell Drive was Teresa Numedahl, according to information released by Grand Forks County Fire Department this morning. Her husband, Jim Numedahl, was taken to Altru Hospital with unspecified injuries, the department said in a release. Three dogs inside the house also died. Continue Reading