One of Minnesota’s premier lakes has been disappearing before our very eyes. White Bear Lake is now down more than five feet to the lowest level ever seen. And some homeowners and businesses say the DNR is to blame.
There’s one bright side to the dark clouds we’ve seen day after day — a better drought outlook. Meteorologist Matt Brickman said while some of the state is still in a severe drought, recent moisture has helped make big improvements.
On a weekend when many homeowners in Fargo, N.D., will be monitoring floodgates, residents in neighboring Moorhead will be checking out Bill Gates.
One good thing with the late-season snow? It’s easing drought conditions.
Minnesota’s farmers got little fieldwork accomplished this past week as winter continues to resist surrendering to spring.
The chance of major flooding in most of Minnesota has risen as much as 20 percent since last month due to heavy snow over the Presidents Day weekend.