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DNR Says Wildfire Threat Growing In Minnesota

State authorities say the wildfire threat is growing in Minnesota.

08/29/2012

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Wadena Co. Wildfire Has Now Burned 1,600 Acres, Engulfed 1 Home

The wildfire burning in northern Minnesota has now charred 1,600 acres and destroyed a family’s home, authorities say.

04/09/2012

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Minnesota National Guard Joins Fight Against Wadena Co. Wildfire

The Minnesota National Guard has joined the fight against a wildfire that has burned more than 1,400 acres near Nimrod in north-central Minnesota.

04/09/2012

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DNR: Wildfire Burns 1,400 Acres In Northern Minn.

Approximately 1,400 acres have been burned and two structures charred in a wildfire that started in northern Minnesota Sunday, authorities said.

04/09/2012

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DNR: Wildfire Burns 900 Acres In Northern Minn.

A wildfire is still burning in northern Minnesota after it left 900 acres and one structure charred Sunday, authorities said.

04/08/2012

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Good Question: How Do Controlled Burns Affect Wildlife?

When the DNR does a controlled burn, what happens to the wildlife? Good Question.

04/05/2012

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Warm, Dry Conditions Jump Start Wildfire Season

Although warmer weather is being embraced by many snow-accustomed residents in the Plains and Upper Midwest, the unseasonably dry conditions have turned the region’s vast grasslands into a tinderbox. Wildfires have already scorched thousands of acres, destroyed rural homes and caused two deaths.

03/21/2012

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BWCA Wildfire Aftermath Includes Campsite Closures

With just a few weeks before the spring camping season opens in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, the U.S. Forest Service expects as many as 76 campsites on 23 lakes to be unavailable in a hangover from last year’s big Pagami Creek fire.

03/11/2012

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Minnesota’s Top 2011 Headlines

A budget battle in St. Paul led to the longest state shutdown in U.S. history, and the weather also grabbed headlines for months during the 2011.

12/31/2011

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Dayton Orders Guard To NW Minnesota Wildfire

Gov. Mark Dayton is ordering the Minnesota National Guard to help battle a growing wildfire in northwestern Minnesota.

10/06/2011

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Firefighters Prepare For Gusty Day At BWCAW Blaze

Firefighters are bracing for a gusty day Thursday as they battle a wildfire in the Boundary Waters of northeastern Minnesota.

09/29/2011

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Wildfire In NE Minn. Now 59 Percent Contained

Firefighters report another good day battling a wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of northeastern Minnesota.

09/26/2011

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Rangers Escape Injury With Emergency Fire Shelters

Six Superior National Forest rangers deployed rarely-used emergency shelters to escape injury in the wildfire burning in the Boundary Waters of northeastern Minnesota.

09/23/2011

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Rain Expected To Prevent Forest Fire From Growing

A half-inch of rain over the next couple days is expected to keep a large forest fire from spreading in northeastern Minnesota.

09/20/2011

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Good Conditions Stalling Spread Of Minn. Wildfire

Firefighters expect a good day for gaining ground on a forest fire that has blackened 147 square miles of northeastern Minnesota.

09/19/2011

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