Mud Slinging

By Gordon Hopkins

“You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That's a part of it.” -Denzel Washington

As you may have noticed, we’ve gotten a bit of weather this week. That’s the nice thing about Nebraska, weather is always in season here.The rain was needed. That’s what they all say. They always say that after it rains. Who needs the rain? Well, the conventional answer is farmers, but other folks needed the rain, too.Like the Fire Department.The dry, windy weather has left our fertile landscape looking like a Sergio Leon flick. Dry brush and brittle corn stubble ignites on a whim, sending our emergency crews scrambling again...


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