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March 6, 2014
Garbage fire leads to damage, restitution
March 6, 2014 - 3:15pm
Several goats died in a barn fire north of Perham on March 5. A pig and some calves were rescued.
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Goats killed in barn fire near Perham
March 6, 2014 - 1:18pm
February 28, 2014
A shed in rural New York Mills was destroyed by a fire on Feb. 27. No one was injured, but equipment and tools were lost. The fire’s cause remains under investigation.
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Fire destroys rural NYM shed
February 28, 2014 - 12:12pm
February 27, 2014
Cleanup has begun where an R.D. Offutt Co. potato warehouse once stood northwest of Perham. The warehouse burned down in a fire on Jan. 21 and 22. These potatoes now must be hauled to Gwinner, N.D. for disposal, said Perham Fire Chief Mark Schmidt.
Cleanup begins at site of R.D. Offutt potato fire, investigation completed
February 27, 2014 - 3:53pm
February 15, 2014
Update: Victims of fire near Wadena identified; blaze ruled accidental
February 15, 2014 - 10:28am
January 29, 2014
Massive mounds of potatoes that had been stored in the R.D. Offutt Co. warehouse were reduced to ash by the fire, along with unspecified equipment and materials.
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Reduced to rubble
January 29, 2014 - 3:55pm
January 22, 2014
Massive mounds of potatoes that were stored in the warehouse have been reduced to ash, along with other unspecified equipment and materials. A representative of R.D. Offutt Co. said it is working with insurers to determine a dollar-estimate for the damage and losses.
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LATEST UPDATE: Warehouse still smoldering after all-night fire fight
January 22, 2014 - 12:04pm
January 21, 2014
At least 13 fire crews from Perham and the surrounding area fought a large fire at an R.D. Offutt building just west of town on Tuesday.
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Fire burns potato warehouse near Perham
January 21, 2014 - 11:40pm
January 8, 2014
A rural home here is fully engulfed by flames and fire departments from Hawley and Ulen were called out to fight the blaze.
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UPDATE: Rural Hawley home destroyed by fire
January 8, 2014 - 4:43pm
Residents escape fire in Ottertail
January 8, 2014 - 1:35pm
January 2, 2014
The house in Ponsford was still smoldering after a Monday afternoon fire. 
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Update: Murder charges filed in Ponsford death
January 2, 2014 - 4:19pm
December 18, 2013
Sebeka Business engulfed in flames Dec. 11
December 18, 2013 - 3:58pm
December 11, 2013
Fire, smoke and water damage resulted from this house fire on Little Cormorant. 
Fire claims home on Little Cormorant
December 11, 2013 - 4:24pm
Bemidji, Cass Lake, Sherwood and Hamstead fire departments responded to a call of a fully engulfed structure on Beltrami Line Road Tuesday night.
Family IDs victims in Beltrami/Hubbard County line fire
December 11, 2013 - 4:11pm
December 9, 2013
Firefighters fought a structure fire at a home at Rockey's Resort in rural Dent on Saturday. The home was a total loss.
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Fire destroys home at Rocky's Resort
December 9, 2013 - 10:20am