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MnDOT plans prescribed burn of wetland today

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WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation will conduct a prescribed burn of a wetland along Highway 23 southwest of Spicer today. The burn is scheduled for late morning or early afternoon.


Prescribed burning is a procedure used to promote the growth and seed production of native prairie species and to reduce the growth of undesirable species.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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