A 34-year-old Pine River man is dead after a single car crash in Crow Wing County early Sunday morning, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.
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.
The Department of Natural Resources plans to put counties in central and southeastern Minnesota under tighter campfire and open burning restrictions starting Sunday.
A federal disaster declaration has been issued for 13 Minnesota counties and three tribal nations after preliminary assessments showed recent floods and storms caused more than $108 million in damage.
Thirteen Minnesota counties and three tribal nations have been declared major disaster areas, and are now eligible for federal public assistance.