While a record-breaking April snowfall is easing the pain of Minnesota’s extended drought, a new report suggests our water use simply isn’t sustainable.
With all the snow we’ve seen this winter, it’s hard to believe that Minnesota is in a severe drought.
Minnesota is known as the “Land of Ten Thousand Lakes.” But the DNR says the state’s water supply is becoming a concern.
A recent study found the reason for the shrinking of White Bear Lake is the growing use of ground water. A citizens’ group is taking the DNR to court for allowing it to happen – and now the state is trying to stop that lawsuit.
With this week’s warmer temperatures, we’re starting to see some of the stubborn snow and ice that’s piled up turn to slush.
The National Weather Service says that the melding winter snowpack is not expected to do enough to alleviate dry soil conditions around Minnesota.
We’re expecting between 6 and 12 inches of snow in the latest winter storm to hit Minnesota, but will it help our drought conditions?
Homes across central and southern Minnesota are sinking and experts say the drought is to blame.
If you think all of the recent snowfall we’ve had is easing Minnesota’s drought, think again. The experts say it’s a mere drop in the bucket.
After a dry summer, fall drought conditions hit much of Minnesota hard.
Don’t be fooled by the pretty snow that’s fallen in recent days and in the forecast for this weekend: Minnesota remains in a deep drought, with no end in sight.
Don’t be fooled by all the pretty snow that’s fallen in recent days and that’s forecast for this weekend: Minnesota remains in a deep drought with no end in sight.
A longstanding drought across nearly all of Minnesota has left some shallow wells running dry.
Analysts predict that Americans will buy 30 million Christmas trees this year, but in the Midwest Christmas tree farmers have been hit hard by the drought, which could wreak havoc on next year’s crop.
Water levels on the drought-plagued Mississippi River are expected to keep dropping over the next several weeks, according to a new forecast Wednesday that comes amid worries that barge traffic soon could be squeezed along a key stretch of the vital shipping corridor.