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burning restrictions

May 15, 2019
Brainerd Dispatch file photo.
Fire destroys detached garage in Nisswa
May 15, 2019 - 9:00am
May 2, 2019
Graphic: MN DNR at
Spring burning restrictions in force
May 2, 2019 - 8:00am
April 30, 2019
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DNR adds more counties to spring burning restriction list
April 30, 2019 - 3:00am
April 23, 2019
Firefighters from Nisswa, Mission and  the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fight a brush fire Tuesday, April 23, in Lake Edward Township. Crow Wing County currently is in a low fire danger zone. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video play button
Grass fire season underway: DNR issues burning restrictions
April 23, 2019 - 10:19pm
August 18, 2018
Burn restrictions issued for northern Minnesota
August 18, 2018 - 7:00am
May 4, 2018
Map from the National Weather Service in Twin Cities shows elevated fire risk today, May 4.
Fire danger: Red flag warning today for Brainerd area
May 4, 2018 - 9:23am
October 23, 2017
Click the image to see the the entire map. Graphic / City of Baxter
To burn, or not to burn? Yard waste solutions for residents of Baxter
October 23, 2017 - 12:49pm
October 20, 2017
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Crosby Fire Department respond to a grass fire Thursday on Wood Land Road in Ironton. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd in fire danger, but rain on its way
October 20, 2017 - 5:16pm
April 14, 2017
A Blackhawk drops water on a fire during a controlled burn April 8 at Camp Ripley.
Photo by Christi Powers/Minnesota Interagency Fire Center
Wildfires up this year; Experts encourage fire safety as danger is high
April 14, 2017 - 8:50am
Burning restrictions lifted
May 14, 2015 - 5:12pm
April 15, 2015
Nisswa firefighter Chuck Dullum  uses a pump can to extinguish a brush fire on Mission Road in Nisswa Tuesday. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls Video and Galleryplay button
Nisswa fire threatens two properties
April 15, 2015 - 11:05am
April 4, 2015
Outdoor Notes
April 4, 2015 - 8:13pm
April 3, 2015
Fire danger ratings for April 3, 2015. Minnesota DNR
Minnesota fire danger & burning permit restrictions April 3
April 3, 2015 - 10:42am
March 30, 2015
Spring burning restrictions extend to more northern Minnesota counties beginning April 1
March 30, 2015 - 1:38pm
March 13, 2015
“The spring fire restrictions have resulted in a dramatic decrease in both the numbers and sizes of accidental fires,” said Ron Stoffel, DNR wildfire suppression supervisor. Illustration.
Spring burning restrictions may start as early as next week
March 13, 2015 - 10:18am