Biofuel Energy says it's closing its ethanol plant in Fairmont until the price of corn comes down. The drought that has ravaged the Midwest's corn crop has pushed up corn prices and erased the profit margins of ethanol producers. A plant in Little Falls shut its doors this summer.
Here's how much snow fell; blame the 'dry slot' for less
Totals of 4-7 inches were about it. Way less than many thought they'd get.