Elevated Fire Danger Alert
The Good news. It's nice outside. Temperatures are in the 50's. The bad news, the National Weather Service says there is an elevated fire danger in many parts of the state.
Fire Destroys Historic Spring Valley Building
The Fillmore County Sheriff's office said that they responded to a fire shortly before 3am Monday at a historic building in Spring Valley, that housed Johnny Ringo's Bar. The building dates back to the 1870's and is on the National Register of Historic Places
Farmington House Fire Injures 3
The Farmington Fire Department responded to a house fire on Sunday night on Pine Street. Some neighbors stated that it was a lightning strike that started the fire as there were storms moving through the area. According to Fire Chief Jim Larsen, the cause is still under investigation...
Faribault Family Devastated by Fire
Early this past Saturday morning (Feb. 4) Kathryn Watson and her family and a couple of her children’s friends were lucky to escape a house fire that destroyed where they live as well as their belongings. Sadly, their pets didn’t make it out...
New Market Barn Fire Kills 65 Cows
Early Friday morning a fire broke out in a barn in New Market Township in the area of East 260th Street and Xerxes Avenue. Sixty-five cows were lost in the blaze.
According to the Scott County Sheriff's Office, the fire broke out about 4:22AM...
Held Bus in Kenyon Knows Miracles Still Happen
Thursday on my way back to Faribault from the Goodhue County Fair in Zumbrota I made stops to see some people in Wanamingo and Kenyon.
I returned to Faribault to do the evening news and shortly after arriving received a call from Jerry Groskreutz, who was on his way back from the fair when he saw the…
Burning Ban Implemented in Rice County
Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn implemented a burning ban in the county until further notice.
The ban started at 2:30PM Friday due to the windy conditions and low humidity throughout the county. All open burning is restricted, including permit burns -- which are suspended...
Faribault Firefighters Back at Bio Wood Processing
Faribault firefighters were called back to Bio Wood Processing on Bagley Avenue in rural Faribault today to deal with more flames.
Faribault Fire Chief Dusty Dienst tells KDHL a couple of empty semi-trailers near the burned portion of the building caught fire and the wind was not a friend to their ef…

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