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Two more fires erupt in Worthington Tuesday

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Worthington firefighers had their hands full Tuesday night after being called out to two separate fires only an hour apart.

The Worthington Fire Department was first dispatched at 6:01 p.m. Tuesday to 1609 Okabena St., and a second…continue reading on

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

Fire sparks at Watford City industrial facility; evacuation ordered

March 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

An industrial facility near Watford City caught fire Tuesday morning, sending multi-colored smoke bellowing and causing the evacuation of some area residents. Continue Reading

Smoke from Western wildfires pushing into Dakotas

September 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) The western Dakotas are a little smoky, but it isn’t because of any large wildfires in the two states. Continue Reading

Smoke smell fills air in Stark County

September 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Warm temperatures in southwest North Dakota and the “peculiar conditions” had residents wondering what was on fire Monday. Continue Reading

Smoky smell lingers over Dickinson area

September 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Officials are trying to figure out where the smoky smell over Dickinson is coming from today. Continue Reading

Colorado smoke to lower air quality in Minnesota

June 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air pollution health advisory due to forecasted increases in ozone pollution from noon to midnight today for the Twin Cities metropolitan area and Rochester. Continue Reading

‘Stinky hookah smell’ riles Rapid City businesses

April 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

“Closed due to stinky hookah smell” proclaimed a handwritten note posted Wednesday in the window of Susan Grubl’s cosmetics store, accompanied by a drawing of a frowning face. Continue Reading

Florida interstate completely reopened where 10 killed, 18 injured in Sunday pileup

January 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

VIDEO: Bottom of articleFog and brushfire smoke cleared enough today to reopen all lanes of a Florida interstate where 10 people died in a mass pileup that tossed wreckage across the asphalt and left rescuers to search for survivors in the dark by listening for their screams.
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UM-Morris science building evacuated, campus without power for part of first day of classes

August 25, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Power has been restored to the majority of the University of Minnesota-Morris campus Wednesday, except for the Science building, which remains closed last night, according to the University of Minnesota, Morris Facebook page. Continue Reading