Fenton family’s home likely a total loss after fire; home had flooded twice before
FENTON, Mo. – A Fenton family of 11 has had more than its share of tragedies. In 2015 and 2017, their home was flooded. And now they’re facing the worst of all: a fire destroyed the Hanlon family home. “You have to go through sacrifice. This is one of the sacrifices we have to go through,” said Tim Hanlon. “We’re good; we’ll be fine.”
Homeowners shed light on why the state is investigating Bruno Total Home Performance
Bruno Total Home Performance was open for business despite a state investigation confirmed Tuesday.
Total Failure: How George Foreman's Losses Showed Him The Light
by Michael May | May 24, 2017 — 10:50 AM Listen to the audio Isabel Seliger for NPR George Foreman at 25 years old was a fearsome champion: 6 foot 4, biceps thick and gnarled as oak, a permanent scowl on his face and a right hand that flattened every opponent he faced. So when Muhammad Ali challenged him in 1974 for a championship fight dubbed the Rumble in the Jungle in Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo), most bets were…
Scott Rall: The first deer: What could be finer?
BY SCOTT RALLThe Globe outdoors columnistSome stories you can read start to finish in less than an hour. Others take days or weeks to find out what happens in the end. This story is one that started in March of 2018 at the Nobles County Pheasants Forever Banquet. Our youth chairman, John Shea, hustled...
Gene Ball explains how the one county fire system came to be
Recently retired Director of Fire Services Gene Ball speaks with T&D reporter Gene Ball about the formation of the Orangeburg County system.
Scott Rall: There is something to be said for getting what you...
SCOTT RALLDaily Globe outdoors columnistSo just what is the Minnesota Game and Fish Fund? It is a big collection pot where all the dollars spent on fishing licenses, hunting licenses, fish house licenses, spearing licenses and a whole of other users fees are placed.
NC Agricultural Losses From Florence Top $1.1 Billion, More Than Double Matthew's Total
Total agriculture losses from Florence were over $1.1 billion, more than double the damage brought on by Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
Scott Rall: CO’s offer tips to make this a safe hunting se...
WORTHINGTON — I am looking forward to the next two days as I will be spending them in a deer blind with Amanda and Doug Tate. Amanda has hunted deer before but Doug never has. It will be fun to see if they can harvest their first deer in more than 15 years for Amanda and a first ever deer for Doug...
AMAZING VIDEO: Shed Filled with Fireworks Catches Fire
GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- An explosive display was caught on camera in Columbia County after a storage unit went up in flames and so did a bunch of fireworks inside. William Sommer sent us this video of the fire along Rohrsburg Road in Greenwood Township, near Millville. The fire set off fireworks that were stored in the unit.
Why It's Hard To Ban The Menstrual Shed
In western Nepal, women often sleep in a hut outside the house during menstruation because of beliefs about impurity — and sometimes die. The government is trying to end the practice.
County records shed light on how to lower property assessments
'Devastated by the loss': 10 animals killed in fire at African Safari Wildlife Park
"We are grateful that our staff is safe and no one was injured, but the loss of the wildlife that we care for every day is tragic for our team members who love these animals," park officials said.
Volunteers erect 100 sheds to help residents rebuild after fires
About 600 people from throughout the Bay Area and beyond participated in the daylong event at Piner High School, where they built 100 sheds for Sonoma County fire victims.
Chapel by the Sea fire a loss in many ways
We moved to Fort Bragg 26 years ago when our children were very young. Our house is across the alley from Chapel by the Sea, the town’s only mortuary. It was the summer between kindergarten and fir…
United Way of Mower County announces campaign total
The United Way of Mower County had another successful year. During its victory party at the Hormel Historic Home Wednesday afternoon, the non-profit announced it raised more than $1.16 million duri...
Total Losses by Top 10 Regions
Shipping losses declined by 16% compared with 2015, and have declined by 50% over the past decade.
Sacramento County Sheriff Sheds Light on What Led to Deputy Stasyuk’s Death
RANCHO CORDOVA -- As the community mourns the death of Deputy Mark Stasyuk, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department is shedding more light on what led to the deadly shooting. Deputy Julie Robertson and Deputy Stasyuk were shot Monday after responding to a disturbance call at the Pep Boys in Rancho Cordova.
Pole fire causes power loss at 10 homes
Power was out at 10 homes Thursday evening after an equipment failure caused a power line pole fire in southeast Jamestown, according to Rebecca Michael, communications specialist in public relations at Otter Tail Power Co.
County supervisor questions loss of commercial property
The proposed housing development near West Lake Park met with some opposition Tuesday from a Scott County supervisor who believes the site is better suited for commercial development.
Nearly $100,000 of damage reported in Prescott total-loss fire
PRESCOTT – A fire New Year’s Eve in Prescott reportedly caused $98,000 in damages. No one was injured in the fire, which was a total loss.