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March 16, 2017
Burning permits required for open burning
March 16, 2017 - 5:04pm
October 15, 2016
Bemidji selected for national program to help reduce wildfire risks, costs
October 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
May 11, 2016
Crews, weather help tame Skibo fire; Minnesota based planes heading north to help fight Kenora battle
May 11, 2016 - 9:19am
October 15, 2015
DNR asks for caution when burning vegetation this fall
October 15, 2015 - 1:04pm
April 30, 2015
On Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources classified the northwestern corner of the county as under “extreme” fire danger and much of the rest of the county is listed as “very high.”
Fire risk remains in Bemidji
April 30, 2015 - 4:20pm
April 3, 2015
A FireBoss airplane sits on the tarmac at Princeton Municipal Airport on Friday, April 3, 2015, in Princeton, Minn. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently made the switch from older CL-215 airplanes to FireBoss planes for combating wildfires. ROBB JEFFRIES/FORUM NEWS SERVICE
New firefighting airplanes helping DNR combat outbreak of wildfires
April 3, 2015 - 8:57pm
May 23, 2013
Two Becker County deputies rescue dog from wildfire
May 23, 2013 - 8:01pm
May 18, 2013
Weekend rain could help firefighters
May 18, 2013 - 1:39am
May 16, 2013
The Green Valley fire consumed the Blueberry Log and Timber company owned by Don and Lynnette Guida, located about about 10 miles southwest of Park Rapids, Minn. At least $200,000 equipment was lost, along with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of timber, their son said. Photo by Travis Guida, Special to Forum News Service
Dozens of structures destroyed as firefighters struggle to slow down Green Valley fire
May 16, 2013 - 12:24am
May 15, 2013
A helicopter scoops up water near the wildfire north of Menahga Wednesday afternoon. Jean Ruzicka | Enterprise
Red Lake wildfires under control, but much work remains at Green Valley fire
May 15, 2013 - 6:36pm
May 14, 2013
Gov. Dayton issues emergency executive order, providing funds to fight wildfires
May 14, 2013 - 8:05pm
The home of Dale and Arnetta Zeidlik is seen from a field that was burned by firefighters attempting to keep the River Road wildfire at bay. Their efforts saved the Zeidlik’s home.
Two wildfires burning in northern Beltrami County
May 14, 2013 - 12:03pm
April 4, 2013
Firefighters remember blazes of last October
April 4, 2013 - 11:56pm