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Warm, dry conditions start wildfire season

March 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Although warmer weather is being embraced by many snow-accustomed residents in the Plains and Upper Midwest, the unseasonably dry conditions have turned the region’s vast grasslands into a tinderbox. Wildfires have already scorched thousands of acres, destroyed rural homes and caused two deaths. Continue Reading