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New burn restrictions issued

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued burning restrictions, effective in definitely beginning Monday, April 12, for most of northeast Minnesota including the area counties of Beltrami, Itasca, Hubbard, Clearwater, Cass, Mahnomen, Pennington and Lake of the Woods counties.

There will be no burning permits issued except for special exceptions which would be issued by the state or federal agency having suppression responsibilities.

Campfires or recreational fires are allowed only in a designated fire receptacle designed for such use and associated with a residence, dwelling, campground or resort.

No fireworks are permitted.

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