Natural Disaster
Mark Erickson

The case of the Texas fire

News | An unexpected turn of events in the life of Hank the Cowdog author John R. Erickson
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 3/15/17, 05:41 pm

“When a huge prairie fire looms on the horizon in the middle of the night, Hank finds himself in a sticky situation …”

That’s the plot starter for Hank the Cowdog Book 51, The Case of the Blazing Sky. John R. Erickson has published 68 Hank books during the past 34 years, to the delight of children throughout the United States and now in countries from China to Iran.

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Photo by Julie Tucker

Ranchers who survived wildfires face crippling losses

Disaster | Last week’s fires on the Plains could disrupt the beef industry in the long-term
by Jill Nelson
Posted 3/15/17, 11:11 am

As 58-year-old Greg Gardiner surveyed the devastation from last week’s deadly fires, he described an eerie scene across the Gardiner Angus Ranch north of Ashland, Kan. Friends pitched in to help shoot the last of the fatally maimed cattle over the weekend, drones surveyed the breaks to confirm none were missed, and community volunteers began pulling up charred fence post and rolling up burnt wire.

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Storm damage hampers relief efforts in Haiti, Carolinas

Disaster relief | Hundreds of thousands in the Carolinas still don’t have power after storm
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 10/10/16, 04:08 pm

Hurricane Matthew left the southeast United States soggy and wind-torn over the weekend after devastating southwest Haiti earlier in the week with flooding and 145 mph winds.

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