State climatologist Jim Angel says the timing of the drought, and the heat, were brutal on the crops.
Breaks in cold weather are not unusual but Ann Dettmer says there are other reasons we’re seeing about 20 breaks each day, thirty percent more than usual.
The older model Chevy Malibu was revealed by low water levels Wednesday at Sioux Passage County Park.
As shallow ponds freeze, that creates challenges. Extension livestock specialist Eldon Cole says some farmers already are hauling water.
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Barge operators along a key stretch of the Mississippi River braced Monday for months of restricted shipping as crews prepared to begin blasting large rock formations that are impeding navigation on the drought-plagued waterway.
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That is not good news for water levels on the Mississippi River which already threaten to slow down, if not shut down, barge traffic between St. Louis and Cairo, Illinois.
Along with the debate over whether to send more water down the Missouri River for navigation purposes, enter Colorado in the picture.
A spokesman said there will be dredging operations on the river that will allow for deep enough channels, regardless of how low the water gets.