Local farmers struggle in wake of power outages

April 15, 2013 at 6:40 pm in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Rural Ellsworth cattle producer and veterinarian Erin deKoning was pretty happy to get home from work Monday to see power was finally restored to her family’s farm. After last Tuesday’s ice storm, it didn’t take long for the family’s beef cows to realize the hotwire fence used to keep them in their yard was no longer working. Continue Reading