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Working in the rain

Highway department worker is all smiles while working in the rain.

Man holding highway sign in the rain.
Crow Wing County Highway Department employee Noah Karsnia smiles while picking up a traffic sign in the rain Wednesday, April 20, 2022, on Riverside Drive in Brainerd. A county highway department crew was trimming trees on the road.
Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
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The 911 caller reported the burning boat was floating about 50 feet from shore along the southern edge of White Sand Lake at Fairview Road and fireworks were still exploding.
The areas carrying a marginal risk for severe storms Monday portions of central and east-central Minnesota, generally south of a line from Pine River to Superior, Wisconsin.
County maintenance crews will patch roads, clean up downed trees and mow ditches throughout the week.