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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…

Fargo Firefighter discusses his experience battling wildfires in Oregon

He spent close to 12 hour days, seven days a week combating the wildfires.

FARGO, N.D. – As most states nearby were already tapped out on resources, Fargo firefighter Justin Smith says he traveled to the state of Oregon to help lend a hand. Smith was coming in with experiences of his own, having worked in wild land fires at the bureau of land management in Utah. He spent close to 12 hour days,…

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…

Firefighters Answer The Call To Help Battle Wildfires On The West Coast

Wildfires in Oregon have burned at least 1 million acres and destroyed at least two thousand homes

Courtesy: Fargo Fire Department/FacebookFARGO, N.D. — Firefighters from across North Dakota and Minnesota headed to Oregon this week to help fight wildfires. The City of Fargo put out a brief video explaining how four of its members answered the governor’s call for assistance. “After reviewing the request Gov. Burgum signed the authorization that allowed North Dakota resources to travel to…

Local Firefighters Arrive In Oregon To Help Battle Wildfires

Firefighters from Fargo, Grand Forks, Williston and Across Minnesota

1/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6 Show Caption Hide Caption SALEM, OR — We are getting an update on the firefighting crews from North Dakota and Minnesota who are just arriving on the West coast to help fight wildfires. The…

Trooper Seizes 30 Pounds of Marijuana On Interstate 94 Near Bismarck

Two suspects, Ulises Rodriguez and Deandre Nixon, were traveling from Portland, Oregon to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

BISMARCK, ND — A highway patrol trooper seized 30 pounds of marijuana on I-94 in Bismarck on Wednesday. Two suspects, Ulises Rodriguez and Deandre Nixon, were traveling from Portland, Oregon to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They were both charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute. The suspects were stopped for speeding and having illegally tinted windows. Categories: Local News, North…

Former North Dakota College Football Player Found Guilty of Murder

Denzel Hawthorne And A Teamate Killed A Drug Dealer's Father

SALEM, Ore. — Jurors have convicted a former North Dakota college student in the killing of a drug dealer’s father in Salem, Oregon. 24-year-old Denzel Hawthorne has been found guilty of murder. The day before the August 2016 shooting, Hawthorne and a college teammate drove to Salem from Trinity Bible College in Ellendale, North Dakota to collect on a drug…

Man Arrested With 200 Pounds of Marijuana

Stopped By A Minnesota State Patrol Trooper In Otter Tail County

OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. — An Oregon man is facing drug-related charges in Otter Tail County. A state trooper stopped a van with dirty license plates on I-94 and found about 200 pounds of marijuana. Forty-two-year-old Cory Frazier was taken into custody and charged with felony drug possession. Frazier appeared in court and was released on a $50,000 bond. The…

Oregon Clothing Company Raising Money for South Dakota Abortion Clinic

South Dakota is among seven states with only one abortion provider

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — An Oregon clothing company has raised over $25,000 for South Dakota’s only abortion clinic. Portland-based Wildfang’s fundraising is intended to help Sioux Falls Planned Parenthood pay doctors who travel to the state to perform abortions and to pay for legal battles. South Dakota is among seven states with only one abortion provider. CEO Emma McIlroy says…