Wautoma, WI
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0:56 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
50°F
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46°F
Humidity
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Wind
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Barometer
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Sunrise
07:24 a.m.
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Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 48 to 56 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 8 and 14 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Saturday
60°F / 39°F
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Sunday
61°F / 39°F
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Monday
63°F / 43°F
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
49°F / 27°F
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Friday
40°F / 27°F
Sunny
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 60 to a low of 39 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 7 and 17 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. No precipitation is expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 60 to 55 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 10 and 17 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 51 to 44 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 8 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 43 to 40 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 8 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Sunday...Temperatures will range from a high of 61 to a low of 39 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 1 and 12 miles per hour from the southeast. 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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