A rapidly expanding wildfire in Minnesota’s north woods spread a plume of smoke across the Upper Midwest on Tuesday, with haze smudging the sky as far away as Chicago and Milwaukee, where the Brewers closed their stadium roof before a night game.
Minnesota is sending three fire crews to New Mexico to help battle wildfires.
Minnesota is sending a fire crew to help battle wildfires in drought-stricken Texas.
It may be cold and damp across much of Minnesota, but authorities are warning that wildfires are still a danger.
In another sign of spring, restrictions on open burning take effect Friday in 19 counties in central Minnesota.