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Burning Restrictions Lifted In Minnesota

Due to green-up and recent rains, fire danger in Minnesota is now low.


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Burning Restrictions Extending To NE Minnesota

Spring burning restrictions will be extended to the northeastern Minnesota counties of Lake, Cook and St. Louis on Wednesday, the Department of Natural Resources says.


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DNR Extends Burning Restrictions In Northern Minnesota

As the fire danger increases, authorities are extending spring burning restrictions to more north-central and northeastern Minnesota counties effective Wednesday.


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DNR: Spring Burning Restrictions Start This Week

Burn restrictions start this week in several parts of the state as we approach the start of the wildfire season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Burn restrictions will start Wednesday in several counties in northwestern, southern and central Minnesota.


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Fire Danger Expected To Increase In Minnesota

Dry conditions are expected to increase the danger of wildfires in Minnesota this weekend.


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DNR Adds 4 More Counties To Burn Restriction List

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources added four more counties to an already growing list that are under burning restrictions as temperatures get warmer and winds pick up around the state.


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Burning Restrictions Coming To Central Minn. Next Week

Spring temperatures are finally climbing to normal highs in Minnesota, and the Department of Natural Resources wants to remind the public that as the snowpack melts, burning restrictions are falling into place.


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Got Brush Or Yard Waste To Burn? Do It Soon

Got brush or yard waste to burn? Do it soon. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is encouraging homeowners to complete their open burning now because restrictions will take effect soon after the snow melts.


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Burning Restrictions Easing In Northern Minn.

As the drought recedes and the landscape greens up, the Department of Natural Resources is lifting burning restrictions in more Minnesota counties.


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Minn. To Lift Burning Limits Monday In 13 Counties

State burning restrictions are being lifted next week in 13 more Minnesota counties.


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Burning Limits Expire Friday In 13 Minn. Counties

The spring green-up is allowing authorities to lift burning restrictions in 13 Twin Cities metro and central Minnesota counties.


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50 Acres Burn In Brooklyn Park Grass Fire

About 50 acres have burned in a large grass fire Wednesday morning near Interstate 94 in Brooklyn Park.


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DNR: Burning Restrictions Begin For Most Of Minn.

Burning restrictions began Monday for 35 Minnesota counties, including Hennepin, Wright and Dakota counties, the Department of Natural Resources said.


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DNR Imposes New Burning Restrictions

As expected, our unusually warm weather is increasing the danger of wildfires.


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Dangerous Fire Conditions Across Southern Minn.

Burning restrictions are in place across much of southern Minnesota this week because of the high fire risk.


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DNR Makes Burning Restrictions In Northern Minnesota

The DNR has imposed burning restrictions in northern Minnesota.


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Fire Restrictions Start Friday In 19 Minn. Counties

In another sign of spring, restrictions on open burning take effect Friday in 19 counties in central Minnesota.