Rains halt harvest
WILLMAR -- Recent rains have brought fall harvest to a sudden stop.
Farmers had just gotten a good start on the sugar beet and soybean harvest when heavy rains last week dumped 2 to 4 inches on area fields.
That brought "everything pretty much to a standstill," said Byron Hogberg, director of the Farm Service Agency office in Renville County. "It ground everything to a halt."