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April 30, 2018
Lightning from an early-morning thunderstorm struck two willow trees on the property of Gerry and Sonja Goblirsch on Lake Rachel near Holmes City Monday, April 30. Lightning also apparently struck an Alexandria home. (Contributed)
Lightning to blame for house fire
April 30, 2018 - 5:26pm
April 27, 2018
Firefighters get ready to move to a new location after putting out part of a grass fire at the edge of the Oakwood Terrace neighborhood near Carlos Creek Winery Friday morning. (Lowell Anderson/ Echo Press)
Grassfire burns in strong winds, dry conditions
April 27, 2018 - 12:08pm
April 26, 2018
School house burns in fire near Garfield
April 26, 2018 - 5:39pm
March 17, 2018
Updated with ID: Barrett teen dies in car fire
March 17, 2018 - 8:53am
March 14, 2018
The Parkers Prairie Fire Department, with mutual aid from the Miltona Fire Department, were called to a fire at Hart Travel in Parkers Prairie shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 14. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Fire contained at Parkers Prairie business
March 14, 2018 - 6:50pm
February 26, 2018
Two die in Minn. mobile home fire
February 26, 2018 - 7:51pm
Firefighters from Brandon, Evansville and Millerville fire departments work to put out a house fire at 18450 Stockhousen Road NW Monday afternoon. According to firefighters on scene, it was an old farm house and no one was home at the time of the fire. The house, which is located north of Evansville, was completely destroyed. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Updated: Fire near Evansville destroys farmhouse
February 26, 2018 - 2:15pm
February 23, 2018
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WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
February 23, 2018 - 1:38pm
February 21, 2018
In the fire that claimed the life of her friend, Shandiin Rose Goodbird, Penny Parks lost most of her hair and sustained serious smoke damage and carbon monoxide poisoning. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
'I'm not ready to go': Woman survived fire, lost a friend and wants to help other disaster victims
February 21, 2018 - 6:11am
February 1, 2018
Three barns were destroyed by a fire near Kensington Wednesday night. Some bales were still smoldering Thursday morning. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)
Calves, barns lost in fire near Kensington
February 1, 2018 - 6:34am
January 22, 2018
Shandiin Goodbird, 19, who was living in Alexandria, died in a fire Monday, Jan. 15. She is originally from Fort Totten, North Dakota, but was attending college in Alexandria for fashion design and management. (Contributed photo)
Fire victim described as outgoing, motivated
January 22, 2018 - 2:56pm
January 18, 2018
Victim identified in fatal fire
January 18, 2018 - 3:11pm
January 16, 2018
Firefighters work to control a fire at 410 Fillmore Street in Alexandria early Monday, Jan. 15. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Update: Fire victim's identity not yet confirmed
January 16, 2018 - 5:54pm
A Bird Island home was destroyed in a fire Monday, Jan. 15, following a possible explosion. Forum News Service photo
Fire after possible explosion destroys central Minn. home
January 16, 2018 - 10:45am
January 12, 2018
Funeral for 'Jimmy' Chandler is Wednesday
January 12, 2018 - 2:43pm