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August 24, 2013
Dry conditions envelop Bemidji, area: lack of rain brings added fire danger
BEMIDJI -- A large portion of Beltrami County has been listed under moderate drought conditions this week as Bemidji and surrounding areas experience little rainfall and high temperatures that bring an increased risk for wildfires. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has...
August 24, 2013 - 1:48am
August 12, 2013
Some Minnesota trees are suffering from drought
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Some trees in northern Minnesota are suffering from drought, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.
August 12, 2013 - 10:49am
December 11, 2012
Winter yields evidence drought is affecting wildlife
By Tom Robertson, MPR News 91.3 FM DETROIT LAKES – The heavy snow that fell on parts of central Minnesota over the weekend may be too late...
December 11, 2012 - 11:27pm
December 4, 2012
Rain no match for drought in Minnesota
By Ryan Bakken, Forum Communications GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Too little, too late. That’s the short version of what Monday’s unseasonal rain meant for farmland that’s under stress from drought.
December 4, 2012 - 12:31am
November 9, 2012
Corps will not draw down Homme Lake
ST. PAUL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, said it will not perform a fall drawdown of Homme Lake on the Park River near Park River, N.D., because of drought conditions.
November 9, 2012 - 1:50am
October 18, 2012
Drought strains Minnesota's water resources
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Drought conditions are straining water supplies in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, leading Minnesota officials on Thursday to urge residents to cut back on their water use. Some companies have even been ordered to switch from streams to alternative supplies. State officials...
October 18, 2012 - 4:04pm
October 11, 2012
Minnesota projected to harvest record corn crop
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Despite the drought that parched the rest of the country, 2012 is shaping up as a pleasant surprise for many Minnesota farmers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture projects Minnesota farmers will harvest 1.39 billion bushels of corn, up 15 percent from last year....
October 11, 2012 - 4:03pm
October 4, 2012
Drought cuts deeper across Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The drought keeps getting deeper across Minnesota. New maps from the U.S. Drought Monitor on Thursday show that 96 percent of the state is in a moderate to extreme drought, up from 77 percent a week earlier. The driest parts of the state include several counties...
October 4, 2012 - 4:28pm
September 13, 2012
Drought, dry conditions expand across Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The drought and dry conditions are expanding across Minnesota. Thursday's update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that 83.5 percent of Minnesota is now rated abnormally dry. It also shows an area of moderate drought now extending into east-central Minnesota...
September 13, 2012 - 10:03am
September 12, 2012
Fire danger high
BATTLE TOWNSHIP — Forestry crews and Beltrami County emergency management continued to fight a wildfire Tuesday, which has burned roughly 300...
September 12, 2012 - 12:46am