The largest, near Greenbush, burned about 45 square miles since it started last week. Nearly 200 firefighters were assigned to the fires, which burned mostly brush. All three fires remain under investigation.
Boys aged 12 and 14 arrested after fleeing police in stolen car
The two boys were charged with felony fleeing in a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property.
Heavy snow brings multiple crashes to southern Minnesota roads
The snowfall is expected to end sometime Friday morning.
Internet providers to get $100M to expand coverage across Minnesota
Gov. Tim Walz says it's the largest single investment in broadband infrastructure in the state's history.
Charges: Man left knife tucked in bathroom stall inside high school
The 42-year-old entered the bathroom Tuesday morning and left 15 minutes later.
Woman fatally shot in Minneapolis; 23-year-old arrested
The woman in her 20s died at the scene.
Twin Cities liquor store worker offers shoes off her feet to unhoused man
The man asked for boxes to use as makeshift shoes before the woman offered hers.
St. Paul PD releases footage showing fatal police shooting of Howard Johnson
The 24-year-old died after being shot by a St. Paul officer Monday night.
Minnesota's COVID update for the week ending Tuesday, Dec. 6
Minnesota's weekly COVID data has been released.
Want to buy a hotel? Minneapolis' biggest is going up for auction
The building is in foreclosure.
22 dogs taken in by Animal Humane Society from shuttered breeder
The dogs were taken in after a report stated there were too many on a single property.
Latest on the 2 snowstorms set to impact Minnesota
The first arrives Thursday night into Friday before a bigger system comes next week.
Even after the snow, wildfires burn in northwestern MN
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.
Fire that burned 1,600 acres in Wadena County now contained
Some firefighters will stay at the site of the "Jeep Fire" to monitor hot spots. Authorities chose a nickname for the blaze to reflect their belief that it was started by a vehicle. The fire burned mostly grassland and forest but a few buildings were lost, including one home.
Hot spots remain, but fire crews leave smoldering remains of BWCA fire
Fire crews have left the smoldering Boundary Waters Canoe area, confident any hotspots will burn themselves out. Even as smoke continues to rise, new growth is returning.
Lightning strikes spark five new fires in Superior National Forest
A Tuesday night storm that passed through the Superior National Forest was a lose-lose for firefighters: it generated very little rain but plenty of lightning. A fire that's been burning since Sunday is a little bigger, but is now about 40 percent contained. Meanwhile, five smaller fires were started by lightning strikes.
Le Sueur County blaze underscores fire danger in southern Minnesota
A grass fire burned more than a thousand acres near Cleveland, Minnesota. Seven departments battled the blaze, which spread through the dry grass so fast one firefighter said it "was like burning gasoline." The DNR warns that the lack of snow cover, low humidity, and high winds make the fire danger high in southern and central counties.
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