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9/19/11, Noon – We are open for business again!!!

9/19/11, Noon – We are open for business again!!! In a nutshell, everything at Sawbill and east is open. All the roads and entry points west of the Sawbill Trail and east of the fire are still closed.
Here are some details: As of tomorrow, Tuesday, 9/20/11 the Sawbill Lake wilderness entry point is open, with travel restricted to routes north and east of Sawbill Lake. Baker Lake, Homer Lake and Brule Lake entry points are also open.
Also, starting tomorrow, the Sawbill Lake Campground, Crescent Lake Campground and Baker Lake Campground are open.
The Sawbill Trail will be open, the Grade Road (FR 170, the road to Brule, Crescent, etc.) will be open.
The Kawishiwi Lake and Hog Creek wilderness entry points will remain closed. All the roads going west off the northern half of the Sawbill Trail will remain closed.
The ban on open fires continues until further notice. Fires are banned in all of northeastern Minnesota right now. Grills and stoves are allowed.
We’ll post more details here as they become available.