Fire

By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com A horrific fire at Cedar Lake, three miles west of Upsala, killed four people Thursday, May 13, 1948. But as sometimes happens, positive things came from heartbreaking tragedy. Ben and Emie Hippe, their three children — 21-year-old Navy veteran Donald, 18-year-old Dolores and 16-year-old Delbert — and two hired […]

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources As the fall harvest progresses, the risk of farm fires increase, says the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). These fires can spread rapidly and cause significant losses in crops and machinery. The DNR offers the following tips to help avoid farm fires: 1. Prepare machinery. An overheated bearing or […]

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