Burn ban goes into effect because of high risk for wildfires

A burn ban has been issued for the Town of Bergen and Village of Stoddard because the risk for wildfires is very high. Burning of any combustible materials outdoors in these communities is prohibited, according to the Stoddard-Bergen Fire Department. 

Live fire training exercise

Local firefighters purposely set a house on fire in the town of Greenfield.Shelby, Stoddard, Campbell and La Farge first responders had a rare opportunity to battle a house fire as part of a training exercise. The Shelby Fire Department says…

Stoddard woman injured in train vs. truck crash

Sheriff's Office: The driver was heading south on Hwy 35 when she lost control of the pick-up truck, went off the road, overturned, and came to rest on the railroad tracks.  A train heading north hit the truck.