THE NEW FORTY Damn straight Keith Ternes!
I am a law abiding citizen, for the most part. I have a healthy respect for laws and law enforcement, most of the time. I may violate an occasional traffic law by exceeding the speed limit or by parki... Posted on 1/25/13 at 7:44 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Vote gives firefighters the boot
Representatives unanimously Thursday approved allowing Minnesota firefighters to use their boots to collect funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and other charities.
Firefighters in some commu... Posted on 3/18/10 at 11:26 AM
The Minneapolis Fire Department plans to accept applications for new firefighters next year, for the first time since 2006. The department is planning to fill openings as many longtime firefighters retire in coming years.
VIDEO: Watch at bottom of article. A YouTube video of Ben Terhaar and Ted Aubart that shows the firefighters manning fire hoses while wearing long gowns has been a hot item since it was posted this weekend. As of this morning it had been seen by more than 50,000 viewers and has been featured on numerous national news sites. By this morning, the video had been view more than 100,000 times.
Brandon Josiha Granger, 34, entered the plea during a 12-minute initial appearance before Magistrate Judge Tony Leung on Friday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis. He was indicted Dec. 12 on three counts, including conspiracy to distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
Abby Simons and David Chanen
, December 31, 2011
William Eldredge hasn't fought a fire in about seven years because of diminished eyesight. He said the city tried to transfer him into a lower-paying job with lighter duties, and also tried to fire him because of the disability.
A wildfire covering about 200 acres in Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge north of Thief River Falls continues to burn, but firefighters are making “significant progress,” refuge officials said Wednesday.
Firefighting officials said in an update today that the Pagami Creek fire is now 91 percent contained, but strong winds in recent days have made it hard to pull crews and equipment back from the fire lines.
A few drops of rain fell Sunday on the massive “Juneberry 3” fire in the northwest corner of Roseau County and the wind remained light, helping firefighters feel they had nearly contained the blaze that ignited early Wednesday afternoon.
Grand Forks hopes to attract more women firefighters as department looks toward expansion Kelli Flermoen doesn’t think of herself as a number. She’s a firefighter. But she is one of just two females of the 63 uniformed firefighters with the Grand Forks Fire Department. That figure is very close to the national average, where women are less than 4 percent of the work force, according to a Cornell University study published in 2008.
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