Questions About the Smoke in the Area?

As many of you know, with the area being so dry, there are several wildfires around the state contributing to the smoke and haze we have been seeing lately. Air quality alerts have been issued recently with warnings to stay indoors during these peak exposures times. To find out the current air quality for our area, you can click this link:

(To find out the latest on the Greenwood fire, you can visit

There have also been questions regarding evacuation plans and if we are in or near the evacuation zones. You can be notified about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for the Regional Emergency Alert Program. This system will provide you with critical information quickly. You will receive time-sensitive messages according to the delivery format you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones; email; text messages and via the free downloadable app. Northland Alert is done in partnership with St. Louis County and the cities of Duluth, Hermantown, Hibbing and Virginia. To sign up for alerts regarding important emergency information in our area, click here:

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