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Drought roundup: Parts of northeast South Dakota doing better than much of nation

Above: Steve Niedbalski chops down his drought-stricken corn for feed in Nashville Ill. AP photo via Weather.com (http://www.weather.com/news/drought-disaster-photos-20120713?pageno=10)


While northeast South Dakota has been blessed with just enough rain to keep farmers’ hopes alive that we might still get a decent crop, most of the country has not been so lucky.

News outlets around the country are reporting on the drought and its effects. Here is a roundup of what Dakotafire has seen and heard in the past few days:


What good drought stories have you seen? How is the drought affecting you? Comment below!