Deer firearms season begins Nov. 6.
Portions of northern Minnesota are still in an exceptional drought.
It was safe enough for emergency personnel to assess the McDougal Lake area this week.
The rules have been in place for more than a month now.
The drought is having an impact on the foliage.
Boat launches are harder to access for larger boats, and low water levels mean obstructions are closer to the surface.
It's the first time the facility has closed due to low river flow since 1988.
The odds of the drought ending in the next month are remarkably slim, one group says.
Multiple violations will result in fines.
The fire has spread quickly, and is expected to keep moving.
Three Rivers Park District said the drought is to blame.
More than 40% of the state is experiencing extreme drought.
The DNR is urging Minnesotans to consider it in some situations.
Maybe plan your leaf-peeping trips earlier than normal this year.
The latest forecast from Sven Sundgaard.
The latest forecast from Novak Weather.
Big differences in rain totals from the northwest to the southeast metro.
Southern Minnesota, including the Twin Cities, could see severe weather Saturday.
Drifting smoke "will likely remain with us for a while," one group warned.
It's incredibly dry in most of the state.
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Plus, Novak Weather updates the latest drought conditions.