The Canadian government says it will fast-track resettlement of potentially thousands of Afghans who have worked with Canada over the past 20 years. The U.S. withdrawal has emboldened the Taliban to take parts of Afghanistan.
After a brief break from wildfire smoke overnight, Northwest Wisconsin has been included in the Air Quality Advisory. The Air Quality Alert for northern Minnesota has been extended through Tuesday. The MPCA is calling it "unprecedented."
The Superior National Forest is tightening fire restrictions further. Starting Thursday, no campfires will be allowed at all on Forest land or in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, even in designated fire rings. Propane or gas devices with an on/off switch will be permitted.