Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Sunburg firefighters battle a stubborn grass fire Friday west of Sunburg that tore through tall grass and shrubs in a wildlife area, as well as farm fields that had corn stubble. The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning -- which recognizes critical fire weather conditions -- for all of southwest Minnesota.

Red flag burn ban warning in effect

Email News Alerts

WORTHINGTON -- According to the Rock County Sheriff's Office, no open burning will be allowed today in Rock County due to a recommendation sent out by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Residential fire pits will be allowed after 7 p.m. as long as they have a cover, Rock County Sheriff Even Verbrugge stated.

Advertisement

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (800) 274-5445 and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness