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Bob Brauchler has been recording precipitation amounts at his farm in the northeast corner of Kandiyohi County since 1999 as a volunteer with the Cooperative Weather Observing Network. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)

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REGAL -- The driest spot in Kandiyohi County was once known best for being "wet.''

Bob Brauchler has the numbers -- and history -- to prove it.


Brauchler is a farmer and custom hay baler who lives just east of Regal in Kandiyohi County's northeast corner.

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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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