Hartland

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Officials: Confederate Flag Fire Truck Incident Still Under Investigation

Remember the southern Minnesota volunteer firefighter who was suspended for flying a Confederate flag during a parade? Hartland city leaders say the issue remains under investigation, basically because officials have met just one time about it since it happened.

08/15/2015

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Firefighter May Lose Job After Flying Confederate Flag

A small-town firefighter may lose his job after flying the Confederate flag from a firetruck during a parade in Albert Lea.

07/06/2015

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Man Talks Of Flying Confederate Flag At Albert Lea Parade

A small-town Minnesota firefighter has stirred up a firestorm by flying the Confederate flag at an Independence Day parade. Brian Nielsen is a volunteer firefighter in the town of Hartland. He said he was demonstrating against political correctness when he flew the flag at Friday’s parade in Albert Lea.

07/05/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Cheer Team In Minnesota

The football field at NRHEG High School in New Richland, surrounded by a sea of corn, is home to the best cheer team in Minnesota. The NRHEG Cheer Team’s 20 members practice up to five days a week, sometimes twice per day. “It might be a little cheesy, but we’re definitely like a family,” said cheer team member Jessica Nafe.

10/16/2014

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Crews Tape Off Exploded Home As A Precaution

The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office says they’ve taped off the Hartland home destroyed by an explosion Friday afternoon.

06/09/2012

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House Explosion Sends 1 To Hospital

A house explosion Friday in Hartland, Minn., just north of Albert Lea, left a 75-year-old man with burns on multiple areas of his body and a home destroyed, police say.

06/08/2012