Canadian Wildfires Causing Unhealthy Air In MinnesotaThe thick haze caused by smoke from more than 100 Canadian wildfires is causing unhealthy air quality conditions across a large part of Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reports that the air quality is rated unhealthy for everyone from a large part of northwestern Minnesota, including Detroit Lakes, extending down to Brainerd and St. Cloud toward the Twin Cities suburbs.
Winds Blow Smoke From Forest Fires In Canada Into MidwestA haze is blanketing much of the Midwest as strong winds carry smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south. National Weather Service forecasters say Tuesday that smoke from wildfires in northern Saskatchewan is blowing as far south as Tennessee. A thick band of smoke extends through much of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, eastern Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois and Missouri.
1 Injured After House Explosion In Beltrami Co.One person was injured after a house explosion in Beltrami County, according to the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said around 5:35 p.m. Monday the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office received a report of an explosion near Carr Lake Road Southwest in Grant Valley Township.
What Type Of Smoke Alarm Is Best For Your Home?Smoke alarms are by far the most effective way to get your family out safely when there's a fire. Still, statistics show one out of every four people who die in a house fire have a working smoke alarm in the home at the time. We went to one of the leading experts in Minnesota, Jamie Novak, to put alarms to the test.
Minneapolis House Fire Ruled AccidentalFirefighters rescued three people from a two-alarm fire at a Minneapolis group home Thursday evening. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, crews responded to a report of a fire at 2524 Portland Ave. just after 7 p.m., where they found heavy smoke coming from the two-and-a-half-story group home. Crews extinguished fire in the attic, second floor and rear portion of the house.
12-5-13 Wolves Game Postponed On The Morning News With Dave LeeTimberwolves Play By Play man Alan Horton describes the scene last night in Mexico City.
Patrol: Semi Driver Killed In Fiery Golden Valley CrashThe Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash involving a semi that left a plume of smoke over Highway 55 on Friday morning in Golden Valley. The state patrol said the incident took place at Highway 55 and Boone. One is dead, and the status of the other driver is unknown. The semi truck had reportedly burst into flames.
To Smoke, Or Not? In Minn., That Is The Question Theater employees in Minnesota are pushing back against a call to ban smoking on stage.
Firefighters Battle Underground Fire In Warehouse DistrictFlames sprouted out of a sewer after an electrical fire Tuesday afternoon in the city’s Warehouse District, authorities said.
Firefighters: Girl, 16, In Hospital After St. Paul House FireA 16-year-old girl is in the hospital after firefighters rescued her Thursday afternoon from a St. Paul house that was on fire and full of smoke, authorities say.
Health Watch: More Women Smokers Dying Of Lung CancerFemale smokers are now dying from lung cancer and lung disease far more often than they were several decades ago.
Minn. State Fair To Limit Smoking To Designated AreasMinnesota State Fair General Manager Jerry Hammer said he wants to make it clear: Smoking will still be allowed on the fairgrounds, but not nearly in as many areas.