Wildfires

MNICS - greenwood fire - Sept 2

The latest on the northern Minnesota wildfires

The Greenwood Fire remains the largest at 26,089 acres.

Fall colors in Lutsen, 2020

Arrowhead resorts see spike in cancellations despite no imminent wildfire threat

Cook County lodging providers have rare openings ahead of leaf peeping season.

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Smell of smoke follows thunderstorms in Twin Cities

Why does it smell like smoke after the rain? There's a simple answer.

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Wildfire forces closure of Superior National Forest lands

The Forest Service is closing all forest lands on the upper portion on Gunflint Trail due to "fires in the vicinity and limited availability of firefighting resources."

Greenwood Fire

Fire crews 'retreat to areas of safety' as Greenwood Fire roars Monday

The fire is expected to jump another highway in northern Minnesota.

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Walz green lights National Guard to help fight Minnesota wildfires

A large fire was detected and spread rapidly in Lake County Sunday afternoon.

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'Unprecedented': The wildfire smoke isn't going anywhere this weekend

The air quality alert that was supposed to end Friday is now in effect into early next week.

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Wildfire smoke brings 'unhealthy' air to Twin Cities, 'very unhealthy' to central MN

Almost the entire state is under an air quality alert into Friday.

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July 20 Novak Weather: Smoke update; intense heat still to come

Wednesday will be cooler before intense heat returns.

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July 20 Weather with Sven: 'Very unhealthy,' 'hazardous' air quality

The wildfires around the country are bringing very bad air quality to Minnesota.