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St. Louis County lifts logging restrictions amid ‘favorable weather conditions’

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ST. LOUIS CO.-- With the weather in our favor lately, St. Louis County leaders have decided to lift the logging restrictions originally put in place Monday.

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That means, starting Friday, cutting and logging operations on county-managed lands in the northern part of the county will be allowed once again.

The St. Louis County Land & Minerals Department has been consulting with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the United States Forest Service (USFS) in making this decision.

However, they still recommend people have a fire extinguisher, water tank, and pump, or backpack pump ready in case of an emergency.

Current fire danger and burning restrictions can be found on the DNR website.

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