The Department of Natural Resources says recent rains, cool weather and higher humidity are making it less likely for campfires to cause wildfires.
Ant ejected, Wolves blow huge lead and lose to slumping Hawks
The Timberwolves missed another opportunity to get over .500.
NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements
The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.
Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death
The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint
The suspect faces three separate felony charges.
St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years
He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.
High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead
Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.
Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results
Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.
UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit
The corporation's Optum business represented a significant chunk of that total.
Friend arrives at couple's home, stabs one of them after being asked to leave
The couple say their friend was "not acting right."
Fire restrictions across Minnesota will end Friday
However, just because the statewide restrictions are lifted -- the Department of Natural Resources is reminding everyone that local areas, counties or municipalities may have specific regulations that you still need to adhere to.
DNR bans open burning across Minnesota because of wildfire risk
Lack of rain, unusually warm temperatures and strong winds have raised the risk of dangerous, out-of-control fires.
Campfire explosion injures 4 children in southern Minnesota
Four children were injured in a campfire explosion Friday night at the Money Creek Haven Campground in Houston. Authorities said the accident was caused by an adult who poured an accelerant on a smoldering campfire. A 4-year-old girl was airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul, while the other three -- one by air -- were taken to a La Crosse, Wis., hospital.
2 girls burned in SE Minnesota campfire explosion improving
Two young girls seriously burned in a campfire explosion at a campground near the southeastern Minnesota town of Houston last month are on the mend. Chloe Langen, 4, has been upgraded from critical to serious condition at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, and Annabelle Heyer, 4, is in fair condition at University Hospital's burn center in Madison, Wis.
Minnesota DNR wants lawmakers to raise license fees
Minnesota's fishing and hunting license fees haven't changed in 10 years. The Department of Natural Resources is pushing legislators to raise the fees during the next legislative session. If an increase is not passed, the Associated Press reports there will be deep cuts to popular programs.
Minnesota DNR lifting burn restrictions in Twin Cities metro
Thirteen counties will be removed from burning restrictions on Friday. Restrictions will remain in many central and northern counties until safe burning conditions prevail.
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