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Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area, 2 state parks closed due to flooding

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Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area near Ironton is closed due to flooding.

Flooding in northeastern Minnesota has prompted the Department of Natural Resources to close two state parks.

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The DNR says Savanna Portage State Park near McGregor and Jay Cooke State Park near Carlton will be closed until further notice while officials assess the damage.

Moose Lake State Park near Moose Lake has closed its campground due to a washout.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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