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The 46th Annual Farm Show Begins In St. Cloud [AUDIO]

The 2013 Central Minnesota Farm Show is underway now through Thursday.

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Despite New Snow, Deep Drought Still Grips Minnesota

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. State Climatologist Greg Spoden says the drought has not improved one bit over the winter in Minnesota.

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St. Cloud Sets Numerous Weather Records in 2012

It may not feel like it outside right now, but St. Cloud ended 2012 as having the second warmest calendar year since record keeping began in 1881.

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Some Shallow Wells Running Dry in Minnesota

A longstanding drought across nearly all of Minnesota has left some shallow wells running dry.

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Drought Strains Minnesota’s Water Resources

Drought conditions are straining Minnesota's water resources, and state officials are urging everyone to adopt water conservation measures.

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Drought Keeps Getting Deeper Across Minnesota

The drought keeps getting deeper across Minnesota. New maps from the U.S. Drought Monitor on Thursday show that 96 percent of the state is in a moderate to extreme drought, up from 77 percent a week earlier.

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New Data Shows Drought Is Getting Worse

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The drought is getting worse in Minnesota. New data from the U.S. Drought Monitor on Thursday show that 77 percent of Minnesota is now in a moderate to extreme drought, up from 64 percent a week earlier.

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Dry September Adding to Drought Conditions

This is likely going to be one of the driest Septembers ever in St. Cloud. So far this month, we've only had .24" of an inch of rain. If we don't get any rain before Sunday, and there's none in the forecast, this will be our second driest September on record.

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Drought, Dry Conditions Expand Across Minnesota

The drought and dry conditions are expanding across Minnesota. Thursday's update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that 83.5 percent of Minnesota is now rated abnormally dry.

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MN Farmers Continue to Dodge Worst of Drought

Minnesota farmers continue to dodge the worst of the drought that's affecting most of the country. In its weekly crop weather report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture notes that the state experienced scattered showers and cooler temperatures this past week.

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