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Some fundraisers already have been announced for victims of the Germann Road fire in Douglas and Bayfield counties. Superior Fuel Co. announced it will donate 5 cents a gallon for every gallon delive...
5/16/13 at 12:02 AM Smokey Bear missing 2/21/13 at 1:00 AM
Avoid Kitchen Fires with These Tips
My nose detected an unpleasant scent. My brain recognized the odor and soon my feet were running down the hall. I think I leaped over my then-3-year-old on the way to the kitchen. She was si...
3/15/13 at 1:23 PM
No...not again...when will we learn?
In my early days in emergency management I compiled a report about what has come to be known as the "Great White fire". That was the fire that was started when pyrotechnics were used in a Great White ...
1/28/13 at 12:12 PM The ashes... 10/11/12 at 12:02 AM
Pin-up boys? 9/9/12 at 7:45 PM
Prepare Your Home for Winter
As summer has become a distant memory and the beautiful trees of fall are turning, it is a great time to think about winterizing your home to prepare for the colder months ahead. Snow, ice and sub-z...
10/4/12 at 11:33 AM
Explosion at Laura MacArthur School, 1982
Story printed September 28, 1982 Apprehension and excitement show on the faces of first-graders outside Laura MacArthur-West Elementary School following a boiler explosion on September 27, 1982. They...
7/13/12 at 4:26 PM Vintage view of Gary-New Duluth fire and police hall 5/29/12 at 2:42 PM
Holy Family Catholic School burns, 1992 4/25/12 at 3:02 PM