Soggy Fields Leave Midwestern Farmers With Few Good AnswersSince Bob Worth started farming in 1970, this is the first year he's opted not to plant on most of his 2,300 acres near the southwestern Minnesota community of Lake Benton. It was a difficult choice, but one Worth said he felt obligated to make given the ducks that are swimming where his corn and soybeans should be growing.
National Guard Troops Dispatched To Flooded OsloOslo, on the Minnesota-North Dakota border, sits along the Red River. The river is expected to crest this weekend.
Red River Bridge Being Closed In Anticipation Of FloodingOfficials are closing a bridge connecting Grand Forks, North Dakota, and East Grand Forks, Minnesota, in anticipation of Red River flooding.
Midwest Flooding Threatens Water Safety In 1 Million WellsThe National Ground Water Association estimates that people living in more than 300 counties across 10 states, including Minnesota, have their groundwater threatened from bacterial and industrial contamination carried by floodwaters.