If you see thick smoke coming from the area near Kennedy School in St. Joseph, don't be alarmed. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and District 742 will be conducting a prescribed burn on 46 acres of prairie land near the school.
Don't be alarmed if you are driving along I-94 and you see smoke coming from a grass fire. The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be conducting prescribed burns along I-94 between St. Cloud and Sauk Centre until mid-May.
If you see smoke coming from Stearns County Quarry Park and Nature Preserve in the coming weeks, don't be alarmed. The Stearns County Parks Department wants to alert you to a prescribed burn that will take place to restore 20 acres of the park back to its natural prairie land.