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October 17, 2015
Use caution this fall when burning
The Department of Natural Resources reminds Minnesotans to be careful this fall when burning vegetative debris. “In Minnesota, 98 percent of all wildfires are caused by people, and the largest contributor is burning debris like leaves, grass and brush,” said Linda Gormanson,...
outdoors / DNR
October 17, 2015 - 5:35am
May 27, 2015
From fire to cloud
A fire can create its own weather. Stan Goldade took this picture 20 miles north of Breckenridge, Minnesota, today. It appeared someone...
May 27, 2015 - 7:18pm
May 6, 2015
Wildfire season isn't over yet
One reason there seems to be so many grass fires this year is that there were so few last spring. The 12-county Minnesota Department of Natural...
May 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
April 5, 2015
DNR gears up for spring wildfire season
When the snow melts and the dead grasses from last year dry out, it’s wildfire season in Minnesota. And when the wind blows hard, the combination...
April 5, 2015 - 5:35am
April 4, 2015
Small fires can still be destructive this time of year
Fire managers with the Department of Natural Resources urge caution with all fires. As of April 1 there have been 309 wildfires in Minnesota that have burned 2,362 acres. “Even a small grass fire has the potential to injure people, and cause damage to property and resources,”...
outdoors / DNR
April 4, 2015 - 5:00am
May 14, 2010
MN burning restrictions are lifted
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that effective at noon on May 14, seasonal burning restrictions will be lifted in all counties and burning permits for vegetative matter will once again be available. Heavy rains drenched northeastern Minnesota on...
May 14, 2010 - 2:23pm
May 5, 2010
Some burning restrictions lifted, but not in Becker
Due to the significant rainfall over the past few days in some parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced that open burning restrictions will be eased in many counties. Effective at 12:01 a.m.
May 5, 2010 - 10:20am
April 10, 2010
Additional open burning restrictions to begin Monday in Becker County
Due to an increased concern about wildfires across the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is tightening restrictions on campfires in 37 Minnesota counties beginning at 12:01 a.m.
News / DNR
April 10, 2010 - 3:00pm
June 3, 2008
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...
June 3, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
Burning restriction lifted
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has removed fire restrictions on open burning permits in Becker County and several other counties. Forestry officials and fire wardens can now issue permits for Becker County, as well as Hubbard, Mahnomen, Clearwater, Itasca, and Carlton...
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am
April 24, 2008
Spring burning restrictions now in effect in Becker, Otter Tail
Much of northwestern and west-central Minnesota are now under spring open burning permit restrictions, starting at 8 a.m. today. The restrictions took effect today in Becker, Beltrami, Cass, Clearwater, Crow Wing, eastern Polk, Otter Tail, Aitkin, and Wadena counties. Restrictions...
April 24, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
Last chance to complete winter clean-up; know your burning laws
As the spring thaw approaches, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds residents of open burning restrictions. "When there is more than three inches of continuous snow cover, permits are not needed for open burning," said Ron Stoffel, Minnesota Department of...
News / outdoors
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
February 10, 2008
Web site educates on dangers of burning
For generations, Minnesotans, particularly in rural areas, have been burning their household trash. While many people now have their garbage picked up by a waste hauler or take it to a local drop-off site, nearly half of rural residents still burn their trash in burn barrels, fire...
February 10, 2008 - 12:00am