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Fire in field puts homes near Big Stony Lake in jeopardy

Park Rapids firefighters and the Department of Natural Resources responded to a blaze that ignited in a cornfield east of CSAH 11 and north of 140th Street in Hubbard Township Friday. Property owner Vern Erickson and employee Bruce Henderson drove into the cornfield, exited the vehicle and a short time later noticed the car and cornstalks were on fire, according to the Hubbard County Sheriff's Department. The DNR gained control of the fire, with the aid of a helicopter, after approximately five acres of...