STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Fire fundraisers
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... Posted on 5/16/13 at 12:02 AM
PRAIRIE FARE 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... Posted on 3/15/13 at 1:23 PM
THE NEW FORTY 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 ... Posted on 1/28/13 at 12:12 PM
HOME IMPROVEMENT WITH ANDY LINDUS 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... Posted on 10/4/12 at 11:33 AM
STAFF BLOG NEWS TRIBUNE ATTIC 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... Posted on 7/13/12 at 4:26 PM
Even to the untrained eye, as last week’s Germann Road fire still smoldered, a pattern was obvious: Of those cabins and homes that burned, many were tucked tight into the forest. Of those nearby that still stood when the smoke cleared, many had large, open yards.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has established a hot line that residents potentially affected by the Germann Road fire in Douglas County can call to learn about the status of their homes and property.
A day after a wildfire consumed nearly 9,000 acres and 47 structures in Douglas County, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the National Weather Service, has announced that a Red Flag Warning is in effect today in Florence and Marinette counties and all DNR burning permits suspended statewide today.
Wildfire crews from the Department of Natural Resources, working through the night and joined by more than one hundred municipal firefighters, have largely surrounded the Germann Road Fire, which has scorched 8,700 acres of forestland in Douglas and Bayfield counties.
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