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Published June 20, 2012, 11:30 AM

Flooding in northeast Minnesota closes 2 state parks

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Flooding in northeastern Minnesota has prompted the Department of Natural Resources to close two state parks.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Flooding in northeastern Minnesota has prompted the Department of Natural Resources to close two state parks.

The DNR says Savanna Portage State Park near McGregor and Jay Cooke State Park near Carlton will be closed until further notice while officials assess the damage.

Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area near Ironton is also closed due to flooding.

Moose Lake State Park near Moose Lake has closed its campground due to a washout.

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