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Never look at clouds the same

April 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Meteorologist Todd Heitkamp, who works for the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, S.D., promises people will never look at clouds the same after attending a severe weather training class.

Heitkamp, who has led the training se…continue reading on dglobe.com

Warning sirens near Eagle’s Landing, Willmar, Minn., Holiday Inn under repair for up to eight weeks

June 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The outdoor emergency warning sirens located near Eagle’s Landing and the Holiday Inn in Willmar are currently under repair, Fire Chief Marv Calvin said Wednesday. He said repairs may take up to eight weeks.
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Emergency sirens near Eagle’s Landing, Holiday Inn under repair

June 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Willmar Fire Chief Marv Calvin says the emergency warning sirens located near Eagle’s Landing and the Holiday Inn are currently under repair. These repairs may take up to eight weeks. Continue Reading

Officials: Current siren setup is most effective

May 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell alarm only sounds for tornadoes after some changes over the years. Continue Reading

OUR VIEW: Sirens: Boards should listen, but we side with tradition

February 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

We acknowledge that regular sirens as time signals may be annoying to some people who aren’t used to such small-town traditions. Continue Reading

The sound and the fury: Some fed up with sirens’ noise

February 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

FREEMAN Murray Preheim said he’s been to the big city. He has heard the daily hum, rumble and cacophony of the Big Apple. He came home to Freeman for a little peace and quiet. Continue Reading

Emergency siren test in Grand Forks to be conducted year-round

November 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The city of Grand Forks will test its emergency warning sirens the first Wednesday of each month throughout the year, according to a news release.
The sirens will sound at 1 p.m. throughout the city. Continue Reading

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Moorhead City Council: More sirens needed?

November 15, 2010 in INFORUM

Moorhead Fire Department officials told City Council members Monday night that outdoor warning sirens are not effective at alerting people who are indoors that dangerous weather is approaching.
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Strong winds set off sirens but there is no danger

October 26, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

The stormy weather conditions this evening are causing malfunctions to the emergency siren system in Alexandria. Continue Reading

Strong winds set off sirens but there is no danger

October 26, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

The stormy weather conditions this evening are causing malfunctions to the emergency siren systems in Alexandria. Continue Reading