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DNR: Burning Restrictions To Take Effect Sunday For 23 Counties

The Department of Natural Resources plans to put counties in central and southeastern Minnesota under tighter campfire and open burning restrictions starting Sunday.

10/05/2012

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Dayton Asks SBA To Declare Disaster In NE Minn.

Gov. Mark Dayton is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration to declare parts of northeastern Minnesota a disaster area because of storms and flooding in June.

08/15/2012

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Major Disaster Declared In 16 Areas In Minnesota

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.

07/06/2012

Duluth Flooding 2012 June

June Storm & Flooding Damage = $108 Million

Thirteen Minnesota counties and three tribal nations have been declared major disaster areas, and are now eligible for federal public assistance.

07/06/2012

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Red Lake Nation Plans To Reforest 50,000 Acres

The Red Lake Reservation was once a sea of red and white pines. But tribal officials say the federal government mismanaged the forest starting in the early 1900s. The pines were never successfully replanted, and thick stands of less valuable aspen took their place.

08/25/2011

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Federal Disaster Aid Available After Minn. Storms

Federal disaster aid is available for state and local governments following last month’s string of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes.

08/13/2011

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