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$2,500 reward offered The North Branch Police Department and the State Fire Marshal’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance in tracking down the person or persons responsible for a burglary and arson fire at the Main Street Center building in North Branch. Deb Heggerston, the landlord of the complex, at 6448 Main St., which has […]

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$2,500 rewards offered for information leading to who intentionally started the early morning Sept. 7 fires Authorities are offering rewards of up to $2,500 to anyone with information about who is responsible for igniting two grass fires early Saturday, Sept. 7, a few miles east of Rush City. According to Rush City Fire Chief Bob Carlson, the […]

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Landowners are advised not to burn brush or grasses in low-lying areas at this time, due to a high incident of peat fires across the region, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Peat is an accumulation of partially decayed plant material, often found in wetlands or areas that had been wetlands at one […]

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