Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
83°F
Dew Point
62°F
Humidity
49%
Wind
SSW at 9 mph
Barometer
29.95 in. F
Visibility
8.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:19 a.m.
Sunset
08:43 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 79 to 82 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 3 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Saturday
82°F / 59°F
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Sunday
85°F / 60°F
Sunny
Monday
86°F / 54°F
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
75°F / 52°F
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
76°F / 57°F
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Friday
79°F / 65°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 82 to a low of 59 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 7 miles per hour from the eastsoutheast. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 79 to 64 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 5 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 62 to 59 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 4 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
Sunday...Temperatures will range from a high of 85 to a low of 60 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 4 and 11 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

Michigan farm will fight

lawsuit over pay, housing

Aug. 29, 2013 | 0 comments

The federal government is accusing a northern Michigan farm of failing to pay minimum wage to workers who picked asparagus, strawberries and cucumbers last year.

The Labor Department says Grossnickle Farms in Manistee County classified the workers as independent contractors and paid them on a piece rate, which added up to less than minimum wage. The government filed a lawsuit Tuesday in federal court.

The farm also is accused of providing poor housing for migrant workers, partly by failing to provide adequate hot water and clean bathrooms. Grossnickle Farms is in Kaleva, 130 miles north of Grand Rapids.

The farm's operators dispute the allegations and say they'll fight the lawsuit.

Corinne Grossnickle says any housing violations have been corrected. She says a $4,000 hot water heater was installed.

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