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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — More rain is the last thing many parts of Minnesota need, but flooding remains a major concern.

In southwest Minnesota, several inches of rain forced the Rock River in Luverne to completely overflow its banks. Now, fields look more like lakes.

From Sky 4 aerial footage, you can see the many flooded areas. We spotted a baseball field that won’t be played on for a while.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

At one farm, the flood waters completely surrounded a herd of cows.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

The lake for swimming at Blue Mound State Park also washed away. Heavy rains over the weekend broke the dam and all the water rushed out.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

There is some good news, however. Interstate 90 between Luverne and Adrian is open now after flooding forced its closure earlier this morning.

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