The August-like weather could mean a green summer on local lakes.
Transit officials said there are signs ridership is slowly rebounding.
One person was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
"The unvaccinated are still at risk for the virus – and it has a way of finding the unvaccinated."
The pilot thought the plane would only be in storage for two weeks. He was wrong.
She says she'll be leaking audio via Project Veritas, a right-wing activist organization that targets media organizations using sting operations.
It would replace the governor's executive order that has been in place during the pandemic.
High demand and low supply is the reality for buyers throughout much of the state.
The defensive tackle played with Minnesota in 2018.
A small electrical cooperative went out of its way to help the hopeful osprey pair.
Todd County is the lowest, with a 37.8% adult vaccination rate.
Pets are more sensitive to loud noises, and fireworks are known to stress out many dogs.
Fire officials are concerned with the extremely dry conditions and the potential for a dangerous fire season this spring. The Star Tribune reports the DNR began requiring permits for open burning this week because of the lack of snow cover. The U.S. Drought Monitor shows most of Minnesota is experiencing some degree of drought.
Mid-February is not usually wildfire season. But this is no ordinary winter. Over the weekend crews responded to a grass fire near Hugo and a forest fire near Superior. Andover's fire chief says "it's almost scary dry" for this time of year.
Minnesota officials have counted 997 wildfires in the state this year, surpassing 2011 by about 300 fires. But the average for the state is a little more than 1,500 wildfires, and in some years in recent decades Minnesota has had as many as 3,000 blazes.
Fire crews and a wind switch combined to beat back a raging forest 216-acre fire Thursday that burned to the edge of popular tourist town Ely. Some nervous residents were briefly evacuated, but no injuries were reported and officials say no occupied homes were lost.
Last week's snowfall helped firefighters, but was not enough to extinguish several blazes burning in northwestern Minnesota. The largest is a fire near Red Lake that has burned more than 38 square miles and is about 30 percent contained.
The wildfire sparked by a downed power line near Ely is 60 percent contained. Officials say emergency preparedness and a quick response was the key to the fire's containment. The blaze was reported at 1:40 p.m. Thursday, about 10 minutes after it started, and the first engine arrived three minutes later.
The DNR has is urging people to be careful with outdoor fires and requiring them to obtain a permit before burning brush because of unseasonably dry conditions. A fire on Monday in Polk County burned 750 acres of woods and land. Permits are available from local fire wardens or the DNR.
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