The wind blew, the rain came, and when it stopped early on the morning of Wednesday, October 26, Rutland and vicinity had received 2½ inches of precipitation, according to Paul Anderson’s electronic rain gauge at 309 Gay Street. Kurt Breker reported that his gauge south of Cayuga contained 3.3 inches of rainwater on Wednesday morning, […]
Combines have been moving at top speed as local farmers were threshing out the 2016 soybean crop this past week. On Monday morning the Gulleson Brothers were at work on the old Brown Farm 2½ miles east of town, while Jake Erickson and his Dad, Larry, were at work on the bean field on the […]
Finally! Mother Nature topped off the Independence Day weekend with a fireworks show of her own on the evening of the 4th of July that rumbled, rattled and rained between .2 and .3 of an inch on Rutland and vicinity. After several days of hot, dry and windy, any rain, even a small one, was […]
This week in The Rooster Crows: Thunderstorm drops a bit of much needed rain in the area; former residents stop by to see old friends; gathering held to honor Captain MIchael Harris during his brief visit to see his parents, John and Joanne Harris; Sargent Central High School commencement exercises this weekend; Memorial Day activities planned by the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary; next weekend Rutland will host the Relay for Life tractor run; Rutland Rockets going strong for Relay and other area news.
Duane Lillestol of Wyndmere called last week to remind all of the old saying that “It always rains after a long dry spell,” and darned if it didn’t. Owners of rain gauges around Rutland reported .25 of an inch of rain on Saturday & Sunday, April 16 & 17, while those a few miles north […]