Air quality alert: The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert effective from 10 a.m. Thursday August 5, until 9 p.m. Friday, August 6, for portions of west-central, northwestern, and north-central Minnesota, including the tribal nations of Leech Lake, Mille Lacs and Red Lake. The DNR does not issue burning permits in counties under air quality alerts.

Burning Permits

Kandiyohi - Burning Permit Required

Contact: taylor.schenk@state.mn.us, 507-233-1214


Current Restrictions

  • Currently there are no restrictions in place. Activation of a permit is still required if there is less than 3 inches of continuous snow cover adjacent to the burn site.


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