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Water worries

April 2, 2013

MARSHALL — It’s an essential resource, but water isn’t easy to find in southwest Minnesota....

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Cranky1

Apr-02-13 11:13 AM

No mention of Ethanol sucking the ground dry in the upper midwest?

Ethanol is a big part of the problem but you'd never know it by reading this article.

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Deppfan

Apr-02-13 2:23 PM

"The water bought from the rural water utility is sold to the Archer Daniels Midland plant in Marshall."

That's a mention.

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commonman

Apr-05-13 7:18 PM

I would agree with cranky. And what about tiling? Ethanonol plants will dry out the surrounding areas and farmers just keep on tiling. They are interested in only one thing....

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SomeSensePlease

Apr-06-13 8:15 PM

When the aquifers are depleted, what do we do then??? Corn is the biggest scourge on the land and water supply.

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