house fire
• No one injured in blaze that started in the kitchen of a Zimmerman family that wasn’t home   by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer Flames ignited just before 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, in a Zimmerman home in the 26000 block of 150th Street. Fire Chief Ryan Maloney said a neighbor called ...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor A Santiago couple escaped a burning house on Aug. 25 but not before one of them suffered severe burns, according to Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott. Sherburne County Sheriff’s deputies were called at 3:31 p.m. to the home at 16098 57th St. SE. in Santiago Township. They arr...Read More
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A Santiago couple escaped a burning house on Aug. 25 but not before one of them suffered severe burns, according to Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott. Sherburne County Sheriff’s deputies were called at 3:31 p.m. to the home at 16098 57th Street in St. in Santiago Township. They arrived to find t...Read More
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July 28 fire has left Hicks searching through rubble   by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer Kris Hicks said their family of five is doing “all right” after a devastating fire on July 28 consumed their home at 24320 108th St. in Livonia Township. “We lost four dogs and a lizard,” he sai...Read More
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• Home owner thankful for police, fire and to live in a caring community   by Jim Boyle Editor Unsuspecting passersby wouldn’t realize a majestic cedar log home at 9702 Viking Blvd. has been partially gutted by fire and further damaged by copious amounts of smoke and water. The 3,767-square-fo...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor An Otsego family has been displaced by a house fire two days before Thanksgiving. The Elk River Fire Department was called at about 4 p.m. on Nov. 26 to a report of a fire in the 8600 block of Palmgrean Avenue Northeast in Otsego. While en-route, fire crews were advised of [...]...Read More
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by Joel Strottrup ECM Publishers A Little Elk Lake house known by many as “the castle” burned in an early morning fire Friday, Jan. 11. Firefighters from Princeton, Baldwin Township and Zimmerman were called to 28299 144th St. in Blue Hill Township at about 5:15 a.m. Jan. 11. Authorities believe...Read More
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Dale and Rose Ann Ames have a history of “being there” when a helping hand is needed in the community of Nowthen where they have lived for 42 years. After a Dec. 19 fire destroyed their home, the community has rallied to “be there” for them. The Nowthen Lions is hosting a fundraiser Saturday...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Fire has destroyed another Elk River home. The Elk River Fire Department was called at 7:33 a.m. Thursday to the fire at 421 Rush Ave. They arrived to find heavy fire shooting out of an upstairs bedroom window. It was unclear if anyone was still in the home. “We made a [...]...Read More
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