Summer 2012 Drought

Latest Summer 2012 Drought

A tale of two extremes: Harvest under way in Mower on tough growing year

A tale of two extremes: Harvest under way in Mower on tough growing year

Incessant rains finally gave way for extremely late planting this spring in southeastern Minnesota. Then, for the most part, they never returned. Regardless, harvest time ... Read more | Add your comment

High temps, dry weather hampering Nature Center

The Jay C. Hormel Nature Center is feeling the effects of the recent drought. Read more | Add your comment

Energy use heating up

Austin Utilities has seen energy use rise lately, and its Energy Services Consultant Kelly Lady said the heat plays no small part. Read more | Add your comment

Drought puts lawn mowers out of work

Drought puts lawn mowers out of work

Mike Heinicki hasn’t mowed a lawn in five weeks. Read more | Add your comment

Drought expected through October

Drought expected through October

Don’t get too used to the recent rainfall. Read more | Add your comment