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This winter’s “snirt” made apparent the costly and environmentally harmful wind erosion losses being experienced in west-central Minnesota. Submitted art.

Wind erosion does environmental, economic damage

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WILLMAR, Minn. -- Snow and dirt — known as “snirt’’ — covered fields of west-central Minnesota this winter have served to call attention to the problem of wind erosion.


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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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