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Controlled Burns Planned in Central MN

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Apr 30, 2013 at 12:04 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - If you see smoke while driving along central Minnesota roadways this spring, no need for alarm; the Minnesota Department of Transportation is planning a series of controlled burns.

The burns are planned for the following areas:

- Highway 65 between East Bethel and Grandy, including within Cambridge
- Along Highway 55 between Brooten and Belgrade
- Near the St. Cloud Travel information center on Highway 10
- Select portions of the Lake Wobegon Trail.

MnDOT says traffic will not be impacted.

The burns are designed to promote weed control and improve vegetation. 

Abby Faulkner

Posted By Abby Faulkner

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