Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
69°F
Dew Point
62°F
Humidity
78%
Wind
NNE at 5 mph
Barometer
30.04 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:16 a.m.
Sunset
07:38 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 59 to 74 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 1 and 5 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Saturday
74°F / 59°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
81°F / 59°F
Sunny
Monday
85°F / 60°F
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
87°F / 68°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
85°F / 68°F
Light Rain
Thursday
88°F / 68°F
Scattered Showers
Friday
88°F / 69°F
Sunny
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 74 to a low of 59 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 1 and 5 miles per hour from the southsoutheast. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 72 to 60 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 4 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 59 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 4 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Sunday...Temperatures will range from a high of 81 to a low of 59 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 2 and 8 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

NFU remembers Sen. McGovern

Oct. 25, 2012 | 0 comments

National Farmers Union (NFU) reflected on the illustrious career of former Sen. George McGovern of South Dakota, who passed away Oct. 21.

"From his South Dakota farm roots, to the U.S. Senate, and later as ambassador of the United Nation's Agencies on Food and Agriculture, Sen. McGovern spent his life as a tireless champion of agriculture, nutrition and rural America," said NFU President Roger Johnson.

McGovern served as the honorary co-chair of the NFU Foundation and was recognized with NFU's Meritorious Service Award for his humanitarian efforts in 2003.

Before he launched his political career, the South Dakota native was one of World War II's great heroes. As a pilot in Europe, he flew 35 missions and received the Distinguished Service Flying Cross.

He later earned a Ph.D. at Northwestern University and returned to South Dakota to be a college history professor.

While in the Senate, McGovern served on the Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee. Virtually all major farm legislation during his Senate term bears his mark. He furthered agricultural discussion in his book, Agricultural Thought in the 20th Century.

In 1998, McGovern returned to public service when he was appointed the U.S. Director of the U.N. Agencies on Food and Agriculture - an ambassadorial post in Rome, Italy.

"Although he is gone, the Senator's inspiration and enthusiasm for improving the lives of working people, rural citizens and those in need will carry on for generations to come."

National Farmers Union has been working since 1902 to protect and enhance the economic well-being and quality of life for family farmers, ranchers and rural communities through advocating grassroots-driven policy positions adopted by its membership.

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