'We Are Pleasantly Surprised': Minnesota's Corn, Soybean Yields Better Than ExpectedThe U.S. Department of Agriculture said more than 90% of soybeans and about 65% of corn has been harvested.
Minnesota Drought: Sprinkling Restrictions Lifted In MinneapolisWater restrictions in the city of Lakes have been lifted.
DNR Proposes $13.3 Million Plan To Address Drought ImpactsAfter a summer of record drought, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday a $13.3 million proposal to address the drought's impact on local water resources and trees.
Minnesota Farmers 'Pleasantly Surprised' By Strong Crop Yields Despite DroughtThat was a bad year for Minnesota farmers and many have been anticipating a challenging harvest season. But that’s not necessarily the case.
Gov. Walz Announces Drought Relief Package For Farmers, Livestock ProducersGov. Tim Walz announced Friday a $10 million drought relief package for farmers and livestock producers affected by this year’s historic drought.
Watering Restrictions End In St. Paul, 10 Surrounding SuburbsSt. Paul Regional Water Services says it will be lifting watering restrictions on Friday, as Minnesota's record drought is finally waning due to the rainfall of the past few weeks and the cooler fall temperatures.
'Farming Is A Gamble': Some Minnesota Pumpkin, Apple Farms Seeing Smaller Yields Amid DroughtA popular fall activity might not look the same thanks to the state’s record drought.
Minnesota Weather: Drought Conditions Ease In First Days Of FallWCCO director of meteorology Mike Augustyniak says that a combination of recent rain and cooler temperatures are the cause for the downgrades. At this point, about one quarter of the state is still considered to be under extreme drought.
Minnesota Weather: Drought Conditions Holding In Place As State Moves Into FallThe latest data from the U.S. Drought Monitor show that in the last week the state's areas of moderate and severe drought conditions across central and southern Minnesota remained much the same as they were when last week's report was issued.
Burning Restrictions To Be Lifted In Much Of Northern Minnesota OvernightWith recent rains, a number of areas in Minnesota will lift their burning restrictions overnight. However, the Minnesota DNR said that the northeastern tip of Minnesota would remain under Class III burning restrictions.
Minnesota Weather: Drought Easing In Central, Southern MinnesotaThe latest data from the U.S. Drought Monitor show that in the last week the state saw a gradual easing of moderate and severe drought conditions across central and southern Minnesota. About 85% of the state is at least experiencing moderate drought, that's down from nearly 89% last week.