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Fire strikes Alden Just
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Mildred A. Schroeder
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County crafting buffer compliance rules
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April 20, 2018
Fire strikes Alden Just
Firefighters wasted no time in putting out a fire Friday afternoon at Alden Just Road Maintenance in Alexandria. The fire was called in at approximately...
April 20, 2018 - 5:55pm
April 5, 2018
Vehicle hits electrical box, catches fire
A car caught fire after it veered off the road and struck an electrical box Wednesday morning. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office,...
April 5, 2018 - 9:34am
March 14, 2018
Fire contained at Parkers Prairie business
Thanks to an observant firefighter, a fire at Hart Travel bus company in Parkers Prairie was quickly contained. The firefighter was working...
March 14, 2018 - 6:50pm
February 26, 2018
Updated: Fire near Evansville destroys farmhouse
A fire Monday morning burned a home north of Evansville to the ground. The resident of the home at 18450 Stockhousen Road was not home when...
February 26, 2018 - 2:15pm
February 23, 2018
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
OTTERTAIL, Minn. – A fire destroyed the Periwinkle Marketplace here, and there was water damage to the attached Ottertail Liquors store Wednesday...
February 23, 2018 - 1:38pm
February 21, 2018
'I'm not ready to go': Woman survived fire, lost a friend and wants to help other disaster victims
Penny Parks awoke to the sound of screams. It was 5:20 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 15. Parks, 47, had gone to bed only an hour earlier. All had been...
February 21, 2018 - 6:11am
February 12, 2018
Wood stove blamed for house fire
A wood stove in a garage is the probable cause of a house fire Monday in southeast Alexandria. The Alexandria Fire Department was called to...
February 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
February 7, 2018
Fire destroys Evansville barn
Fire destroyed a barn near Evansville Wednesday afternoon. At 3:38 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and Evansville Fire Department responded...
February 7, 2018 - 6:31pm
January 24, 2018
Answering the cry for help: Man helps neighbors escape deadly fire
It was just before 5:30 a.m. Jan. 15 when Demian Carter woke up to the sounds of his neighbor yelling. Half awake, the 21-year-old said he wasn't...
January 24, 2018 - 6:48am
January 22, 2018
Fire victim described as outgoing, motivated
Outgoing, courageous, spontaneous — these were the words Shandiin Rose Goodbird's twin sister, Nadean Goodbird, used to describe her....
January 22, 2018 - 2:56pm
January 18, 2018
Victim identified in fatal fire
A 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria on Monday, Jan. 15 has been identified as Shandiin Goodbird of Alexandria. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office positively identified the woman, according to a news release issued Thursday afternoon by the Alexandria...
January 18, 2018 - 3:11pm
Fire investigation: Cause of death released but not ID
A preliminary autopsy indicates that the cause of death for the 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria Monday was smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide toxicity. According to a news release from the Alexandria Police Department, toxicology studies are pending...
January 18, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 16, 2018
Update: Fire victim's identity not yet confirmed
Up until a couple of weeks ago, Douglas County hadn’t had a fatal fire in 15 years. Now, in the space of 11 days, two fires have claimed three...
January 16, 2018 - 5:54pm
Fire after possible explosion destroys central Minn. home
BIRD ISLAND, Minn. — A Bird Island home was destroyed in a fire Monday, Jan. 15, following a possible explosion. There were no injuries...
January 16, 2018 - 10:45am
January 12, 2018
Funeral for 'Jimmy' Chandler is Wednesday
The funeral for James "Jimmy" Chandler Jr., who died in a mobile home park fire on Jan. 5, will take place Wednesday, Jan. 17 at the Viking City Mobile Home Park at 1 p.m. Chandler and his girlfriend, Rose Couillard, who both lived in the mobile home park, died in the fire, which...
January 12, 2018 - 2:43pm