A wildfire is still burning in northern Minnesota after it left 900 acres and one structure charred Sunday, authorities said.
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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.
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.
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.
Gov. Mark Dayton is ordering the Minnesota National Guard to help battle a growing wildfire in northwestern Minnesota.
Firefighters are bracing for a gusty day Thursday as they battle a wildfire in the Boundary Waters of northeastern Minnesota.
Firefighters report another good day battling a wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of northeastern Minnesota.
Six Superior National Forest rangers deployed rarely-used emergency shelters to escape injury in the wildfire burning in the Boundary Waters of northeastern Minnesota.
A half-inch of rain over the next couple days is expected to keep a large forest fire from spreading in northeastern Minnesota.
Firefighters expect a good day for gaining ground on a forest fire that has blackened 147 square miles of northeastern Minnesota.
Lightning has sparked a wildfire in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.
Firefighters are working to control a wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness east of Ely.
Sunday marks the start of Wildfire Prevention Week in Minnesota.
A Forest Lake firefighter will spend 76 days in jail starting on Monday, after pleading guilty to wildfire arson.
A Forest Lake firefighter has pleaded guilty Tuesday to arson in the April 6, 2009 fire that burned more than 1,500 acres in and around the Carlos Avery Wildlife Refuge north of the Twin Cities.
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