As more smoke from the Canadian fires has moved into the region, 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 North Dakota Highway Patrol says a woman is facing numerous charges after allegedly assaulting a trooper before two citizens assisted in her arrest. She was allegedly under the influence of methamphetamine and driving a car stolen from Minnesota.
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.