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This field of corn in northern Kandiyohi County shows the ill effects of the recent heat on area crops. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

West central Minnesota back in drought conditions; heat taking toll on crops


WILLMAR — Drought conditions have officially returned to west central Minnesota, adding one more challenge to an already challenging year for the region's crop farmers.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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