Fosston (United States)

Type: City
Name: Fosston (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 47.576302
Longitude: -95.751404
population: 1,497
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Wool factory finds markets, connects with farms

Fosston — Inside a white metal building in a northern Minnesota industrial park, sit some of Stephanie Anderson’s prized possessions: several old refurbished pieces of machinery that produce 100 pounds of yarn a day.“This came out of Washington,” Anderson ... [Published Bemidji Pioneer - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

New Minn. woolen mill finds unexpected markets

Inside a white metal building in a northern Minnesota industrial park, sit some of Stephanie Anderson's priced possessions: several old refurbished pieces of machinery that produce 100 pounds of yarn a day."This came out of Washington," Anderson said ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Bagley: Plant worker killed in overhead door accident is ID'd

BAGLEY, Minn. -- Michael Ross Larson died before emergency responders or fellow employees could rescue him from a workplace accident Tuesday in Bagley, said Police Chief Larry Peterson.Law enforcement officials released the name of the 41-year-old Fosston ... [Published TwinCities.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Fosston man killed in accident at Bagley wood manufacturing plant

Police Chief Larry Peterson said an official of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration was expected to be on the scene Tuesday to investigate.The accident victim, a 41-year-old man from Fosston, “was a longtime employee” of Bagley Hardwood ... [Published Bemidji Pioneer - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Minnesota Cuffs & Collars - March 21st, 2014

District 1 – Baudette areaCO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked area anglers and snowmobilers. Fishing success remains slow and fish house removal has begun on Lake of the Woods. Huener also attended the public information meeting in Greenbush regarding the ... [Published OutdoorNews - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Winter returning to the region tonight

5:27 a.m. CDTFARGO, ND (KFGO AM) -- The first day of Spring starts out mild but some big changes are coming later today into tomorrow.KFGO Forecaster Terry Spies says a strong storm system will bring in rain and snow to the region later today and ton ... [Published KFGO News - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 3 reports

How One Entrepreneur Is Helping to Revive 'Made in USA' Wool

Quick question about that sweater or blanket you're clinging to this long winter. Was it "Made in the USA?" And if it's wool, any idea where the yarn came from?Most wool apparel is manufactured with fine merino wool, which comes from Australian sheep. ... [Published NBCNews.com - Mar 12 2014]

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"It's a little extra income and they do a good job as far as cleaning up around the buildings" said Farder, 72. "They're good lawnmowers."
...The total of 91 such fatalities from 2009 to 2013 include "employee deaths resulting from an employment accident or illness caused by or related to a workplace hazard" he said
The new mill team had to rely on retired mill machinery mechanics and YouTube videos—in Spanish—to learn how to operate some of the machinery. "We don't speak Spanish here. We just watched it until we figured it out" Anderson recalled

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Wool factory finds markets, connects with farms [Published Bemidji Pioneer - Apr 09 2014]
New Minn. woolen mill finds unexpected markets [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Apr 03 2014]
Bagley: Plant worker killed in overhead door ac... [Published TwinCities.com - Apr 03 2014]
Fosston man killed in accident at Bagley wood m... [Published Bemidji Pioneer - Apr 02 2014]
Fosston man killed in accident at wood manufact... [Published DL-Online - Apr 01 2014]
Minnesota Cuffs & Collars - March 21st, 2014 [Published OutdoorNews - Mar 20 2014]
Winter returning to the region tonight [Published KFGO News - Mar 20 2014]
How One Entrepreneur Is Helping to Revive 'Made... [Published NBCNews.com - Mar 12 2014]
‘Crazy’ innovative: How one entrepreneur is rev... [Published NBR.com - Mar 12 2014]
Cool The return of 'Made in USA' wool [Published CNBC - Mar 12 2014]
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