Weather Forecast


Burning restrictions start in the area on Friday


With the snow all but gone and the danger of wildfires increasing, the DNR announced Monday burning restrictions will be in place at the end of the week. 

The burning restrictions begin at 8 a.m. Friday for the following area counties — Cass south of the border of the Chippewa National Forest, Crow Wing, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties. The danger for wildfires is greatest in grassy areas, where fine fuels can ignite easily and spread quickly. 

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Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.
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