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Minnesota firefighters share their experience of battling Oregon wildfires

29 Minnesota Firefighters were called to help with the Slater fire.

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Twenty-nine Minnesota Firefighters are back home after battling Oregon wildfires. The firefighters from Brainerd, Fisher, Bemidji, Eden Prairie, Motley, Crosslake and Spring Lake Park/Blaine/Mounds View spent two weeks on the frontlines of the Slater fire. They were assigned to Cave Junction, a small city about 25 miles from the California border. The firefighters were split into…

Minnesota Firefighters Work Slater Fire in Oregon, Around 18% Contained

Courtesy: Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management 1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption OREGON — Firefighters from our region continue to make headway on wildfires on the West Coast. A crew of 29 members from seven departments across Minnesota are working…

Three Students Injured after School Bus Accident

The incident is under investigation.

FISHER, Minn.–A Fisher School District bus ended up in the ditch on Tuesday resulting in three kids being injured. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of 225th St SW and 390th Avenue SW to find twelve students on board. Three of the students, ages 7, 8 and 9 had minor injuries and were treated by Altru Ambulance…

Coal Train Derails Near Fisher, Minnesota

A total of 14 cars of the BNSF train derailed

POLK COUNTY, MN — Crews are cleaning up a coal train derailment east of Fisher, Minnesota. The derailment was reported to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office around 2:30 this morning. A total of 14 cars of the BNSF train derailed. The cars were carrying coal. No one was hurt. A portion of County 61 in the area is closed while…

Detroit Lakes Looking For Animal That Injured Young Boy

Officers searching for the cat, were told by a resident that he saw a fisher at Main Street and West Avenue in Detroit Lakes.

DETROIT LAKES, MN — Detroit Lakes Public Works is setting traps in hopes of catching an animal that may have injured a five year old boy. The boy’s family told police that he was attacked by a cat that he tried to pick up. Officers searching for the cat, were told by a resident that he saw a fisher at…

Grand Forks Man Arrested After Police Pursuit

Deputies in Polk County used spike strips and a PIT maneuver to stop Heintz and arrest him

POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A man is in custody after a pursuit last night that started in Grand Forks and ended in Fisher, Minnesota. Police say warrants were out for 26-year-old Kyle Heintz of Grand Forks in both North Dakota and Minnesota. He was spotted around 5:30 and fled. Deputies in Polk County used spike strips and a PIT maneuver…

Fargo Reacts to the Death of Carrie Fisher

With the newest Star Wars films still fresh in our minds, we take a look at what the late Carrie Fisher meant to those in the community

FARGO, N.D. After suffering a heart attack on Friday, Carrie Fisher has passed away at the age of 60. Star Wars fans across the galaxy are mourning the loss of their Princess Leia and the Red River Valley is no exception. Hearing the news that Carrie Fisher had passed away was hard for any dieā€“hard Star Wars fan. Some even…