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4th Of July

Flickr - Lake Minnetonka boat - Greg Gjerdingen

Notable uptick in BWIs on Lake Minnetonka over 4th of July weekend

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota DNR provided BWI figures.

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Minnesota town's 4th of July fireworks show leads to hillside wildfire

Thankfully, firefighters were ready and standing by.

Flickr - Jason RObb - Roman Candle

Wildfire sparked by Roman candles nearly forces evacuation of state park

When firefighters arrived on the scene, flames were shooting 50 feet into the air.

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Late night fireworks irritate in Twin Cities, some spark fires

America's 4th of July celebrations went on all night.

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Another Minnesota city cancels 4th of July fireworks

Minneapolis recently cancelled its annual show (again).