Drought impacts Bennett County and much of the nation

By Tim Huether

It’s been a dry hot summer across the nation, state and Bennett County, but looking across the county, it could have been worse. The bad news is, if we don’t get much needed moisture in the form of rain or snow this winter, next year could be much worse.

For the entire state of South Dakota, it was the driest June since records were kept going back 127 years and it is the seventh driest year on record so far. … to continue reading, you may purchase a newspaper at the Bennett County Booster II in Martin, S.D., participating retailers or online at https://bennettcountyboostersd.com/subscriptions.

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