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Good Question: Is There Such A Thing As Mowing Too Much?

With all the rain we’ve had this spring, lawns have never looked better. And when we get a dry day or two, it’s usually time to mow.

06/18/2014

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Snowy, Wet Spring Delaying SE MN Farmers, Could Hurt Yields

While it’s only May, some Minnesota farmers are already nervous about this year’s crop outlook. The weather has pushed planting back by weeks in southeastern Minnesota.

05/22/2013

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Officials Say Drought Concerns Are Easing Considerably

There’s good news regarding Minnesota’s drought: It’s easing up considerably.

05/06/2013

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Twin Cities Lawns In Need Of Water

If you’re like most people, and you haven’t done much watering this fall, your lawn looks pretty bad. In fact it may be “drought dormant”.

09/29/2012

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Good Question: Does Lack Of Snow Mean Drought?

The winter carnival without snow. The City of Lakes Loppet moved off the lakes. This has been a very unusual winter.

01/30/2012

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Good Question: Should We Worry Trees Are Budding?

The sun is out, the skies are clear, the calendar reads January, and the thermometer reads 50 degrees. Many WCCO viewers are noticing buds on the trees and some flowers starting to emerge.

01/09/2012

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