Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

"It's heart-wrenching" Farmers and ranchers deal with effects of severe drought

Sloughs are going dry throughout the county, and pastures are bare of grass.  

No measurable rain has fallen since July 3 in New Rockford, and the N.D. Agricultural Weather Network reports that just 0.13 inches of rain has been recorded north of Carrington since July 1.

Water holes that used to provide refreshment for livestock have nearly dried up. With mud all along the edges of the water holes,...

 
 
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