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Wild rice harvest opens Aug. 15; nine areas closed until posted

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People who have purchased a wild rice license can begin harvesting on Saturday, Aug. 15.

"Harvesters need to carefully check wild rice stands for ripeness prior to attempting harvest," said Ray Norrgard, who oversees wild rice management for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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It is illegal to harvest wild rice that is not ripe.

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