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Fall colors continue to spread across Minnesota, now at 10-50%


Wildfire-related burning restrictions lifted in 14 Minnesota counties

Zebra mussels found in Smith Lake, connected lakes in Crow Wing County
Zebra mussels

Authorities say Greenwood Fire is 67% contained
Greenwood Fire fills the air with smoke and haze near Isabella.

2 horse diseases found in Minnesota

Minnesota DNR certifies new catch-and-release northern pike record, muskie tie
Brecken Kobylecky, 15, from Geneva, Ill. with his record-setting northern pike catch. Kobylecky snagged a 46 1/4 inch pike on June 19 on Basswood Lake.

Greenwood Fire fills the air with smoke and haze near Isabella.

Loosening of fire restrictions continues as crews fight northern Minnesota fires


Parts of Boundary Waters to reopen as crews work to contain northern Minnesota wildfires
Wildfires, smoke snuff out outdoor adventures across US
Recent rainfall improves Greenwood Fire conditions
National Forest lands closing along Gunflint Trail due to ongoing wildfires
This Aug. 20, 2021, photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service shows the Greenwood Fire in northern Minnesota. The fire, which has grown to more than 9,000 acres and was 0% contained as of Saturday afternoon, has caused the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness to close temporarily.

Wildfires force Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness to close immediately


How drought could affect fall color in Minnesota
Water restrictions set in east metro amid ongoing drought conditions
Greenwood Fire grows to around 2,000 acres; dozens of homes evacuated

Drought moves DNR to recommend water restrictions for more than 500 Minnesota cities

How the drought and heat are impacting swimmer's itch this summer

Cities implement water restrictions amid drought warning

No water falling from iconic Minnesota waterfall


Low lake levels could make it unsafe to launch boats, DNR warns


New restrictions in Boundary Waters due to Canadian fires


3rd tornado confirmed in south metro amid Friday storms; lack of sirens explained
Driver killed in head-on collision involving semi in Oak Grove
Local and state leaders address rising crime in the Twin Cities, progress with "21 Days of Peace"

Tenants, landlords concerned about RentHelpMN as phase out looms



St. Paul police report seven overdoses in 24 hours, remind residents of how to help

3rd tornado confirmed in south metro amid Friday storms; lack of sirens explained

Woman critical after shooting in north Minneapolis Saturday evening

Survivor, oncologist raise awareness at annual ovarian cancer walk