Weather Forecast


Fire restrictions lifted in Becker County

ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has removed fire restrictions on open burning permits in Becker, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Clearwater, Itasca, the southern half of Beltrami, Carlton, and the remainder of Cass County.

Forestry officials and fire wardens began issuing permits on May 28.

Counties that remain under burning restrictions include Kittson, Roseau, Lake of the Woods, the northern half of Beltrami, Marshall, Pennington, Koochicing, St. Louis, Lake and Cook.