Weather Forecast

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

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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.


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