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The drought monitor report as of Tuesday, 7 indicated further improvement of conditions, especially for our area. The part of our area that was in extreme drought improved to severe last week and further to only moderate drought. There was some improvement for the western third of the state. The six to ten-day outlook (June 14 to 18) indicates a 40-60 percent chance of above-normal temperatures and 33-40 percent chance of below-normal precipitation. The eight to fourteen-day outlook (June 16 to 22) indicates a 60 to 70% chance of above-normal temperatures and 33-40 percent chance of below-normal precipitation. Helpful for wheat producers wanting to get in the field. So today, let’s see where we are at regarding the progress of the 2022 wheat crop and our summer row crops.

The drought monitor report as of Tuesday, May 31, indicated an improvement of conditions. The part of our area that was in extreme drought improved to severe and the severe drought improved to moderate drought. There wasn’t much improvement for the western third of the state. The rains from this past week aren’t reflected in this report.

May 25, 2022
Story and photos by Brandon Steinert

Ellsworth Correctional Facility residents earn high school diplomas, certificates, associate degrees and more through Barton Community College

Ellsworth Correctional Facility (ECF) resident Tyler Armstrong has been incarcerated for nearly five years. Like most at the facility, he will eventually be released back into society. Armstrong’s release date is in June of 2024.

The Shafer Art Gallery has unveiled its new exhibit “Palimpsest,” which will run through June 23 and feature works by 13 members of The Society of Layerists in Multi–Media. The society is a network for artists who express a holistic perspective in any style or medium and the show is celebrating its 40th year.