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Wildfire prompts evacuations in NW Minnesota town of Karlstad

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KARLSTAD, Minn. (AP) — Parts of the far northwestern Minnesota town of Karlstad were evacuated Tuesday as a growing wildfire blanketed the community in thick smoke, while dry and windy conditions helped ignite several other blazes in the region.


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