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The berm off Highway 34 shows only part of the tree damage suffered by the Park Rapids DNR Forestry office. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

DNR Forestry in Park Rapids loses 600 trees in Memorial Day tornado

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"We aren't 100 percent sure at this point but it's probably going to be a combination of red pine and white pine" to replace the forest lost, said Mark Carlstrom, DNR Forestry supervisor.


"You look at this block and anything with big trees on it is ours. We have 13 acres."

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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