Weather

It’s Nice Out…But Keep Fires to a Minimum

According to a Minnesota DNR news release…even though we had a lot of snow and some rain this spring…there are still some burning restrictions in place. “It’s easy to think all of this rain has saturated the ground enough to prevent a wildfire,” said Casey McCoy, the DNR’s fire prevention supervisor. “But even though the ground may be wet, the …

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Spring Rain, Snowmelt May Cause Localized Flooding, Road Closures

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Spring rain, melting snow and culverts and catch basins plugged with ice can cause water to back up onto highways. The Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to remind motorists to be watchful for flooded areas as water can rise quickly. In many areas, ditches are filled with snow and the roadway shoulders have high banks of …

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