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Editorial: This rain day goes a long way for region


Thank goodness for a day of rain.

The recent days of moisture have been helpful to west central Minnesota and other parts of the state.

September was one for the record books. Preliminary records indicate that September was among the third driest and the ninth warmest on record.

While a mild September allowed many west central Minnesotans to keep their furnaces on idle, the dryness will delay as well as curb our fall foliage color variety.

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