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State Park Naturalist Dick Clayton collects maple syrup in this undated file photo at Sibley State Park, near New London. Tribune file photo

Early spring weather brings maple syrup season to abrupt conclusion

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NEW LONDON -- Is it possible for spring to come too early to Minnesota?

It did for those who love the drip, drip, drip of maple sap and the syrup to be made from it.


This year's maple syrup-making season suffered an abrupt and early ending with the arrival of above-average temperatures to the region in March.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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