National Stories That Made Headlines In 2017estructive natural disasters and powerful men behaving badly are just some of the biggest national news stories of 2017. Here's what else happened this year.
3 Large Wildfires Tear Across Southern CaliforniaThe same vicious winds that turned three Southern California wildfires into destructive dynamos were also making the firefight more difficult.
'Such A Brave Dog': Family Pet Emerges From Wildfire Destruction"She was very happy to see us," Weaver said of Izzy, a 9-year-old Bernese Mountain Dog. "She's such a brave dog. She was panting a lot and clearly stressed. But she was not frantic or anything."
Despite Devastation In Wine Country, Price Hikes Aren’t ExpectedThe worst of California’s 23 large wildfires are burning in and around its famed wine country – in the hills and grasslands of the Sonoma and Napa valleys.
Air Quality Alert Issued For Parts Of MinnesotaThe worst conditions are expected during the afternoon and early evening in the Twin Cities area, St. Cloud, Hinckley and the tribal nation of Mille Lacs.
Air Quality Improves In Minnesota, Fire Risk Still HighMonday's readings from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency showed somewhat improved air quality conditions in the state.
Air Pollution Warning As Wildfire Smoke Moves Through Minn.Many Minnesotans woke up Saturday and wondered: Did all of my neighbors have bonfires last night? WCCO Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak says the smokiness you see Saturday morning is partially connected to the Alberta wildfires, and mostly from the Skibo wildfire in Hubbard County in northern Minnesota, just east of Hoyt Lakes.
At Least 1,600 Homes Destroyed In Alberta WildfiresThere is a state of emergency across the Canadian province of Alberta as wildfires burn out of control. New video was released Thursday which shows people evacuating their homes in Fort McMurray.
Minn. DNR: Wildfire Conditions In The MakingApril had its share of rain, snow and even freezing temperatures. But the extended weather forecast calls for clear skies and warmer temperatures, drying out dead grass that can ignite and burn rapidly.
Week Of Dry Weather Boosts Wildfire ThreatState officials are warning that this week’s forecast of warm and dry weather comes with an increased risk of wildfires.
4 Things To Know: California Wildfires, Vikings-49ers Match & MoreFrom the deadly wildfire in California to the Vikings-49ers match Monday night, here are the four stories to know for Monday, Sept. 14.
4 Things To Know: Maplewood Shooting, Wildfires & MoreHere's a look at the four things you need to know for Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015.