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 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    July 28, 2021 

Loring News for Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Loring is still in the throes of summer with hot dry weather. I know some people thrive in the hotness, but I’m ready for highs in the 70’s. In three months I’ll be wondering why it’s so...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Whoa! Is it hot enough? I think so! I’m in Billings for a week and it is very hot here. But just have to remember the month of January and realize that winter is not that far away! I took a tour...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The flycatchers eggs hatched. I think only three, but they are keeping the mom busy! It is so hot here that I'm surprised the eggs aren't hard boiled! I see a few hoppers moving in but so far they...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Loring News for Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Every once in a blue moon I’m surprised by the random kindness that has come forth for no reason! I had a tourist come into the Great Plains who told me about her morning. She had a flat tire on...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, June 30, 2021

This week the weather was amazing...a little warm in the day but beautifully cool in the evening! Still completely dry, though! The high point of my week was the Wine and Dino at the Great Plains...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, June 23, 2021

The Loring community picnic was another success! Attendance was down, but there was lots of visiting, cooking, and eating! I found someone who could detail my car! So much dog hair in it and now it...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, June 12, 2021

Mother Nature gave us two nights of rain this week. In Loring, unofficially “official” the total rainfall was 2.5 inches! A lot of the low spots were full of water. The ditches up at Jason's are...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    June 9, 2021

Loring News for Wednesday, June 9, 2021

We've had a couple of really nice days, a couple of hot days and a couple of windy days! We had a sprinkling of rain and lightning. More rain, less heat is what I'm praying for! My flycatchers are...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    June 2, 2021

Loring News for Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Happy June! This last week of May has been chalked full of brandings in this community! Along with graduations, baby showers, wedding showers, and lake time! The Whitewater Penguins track team went...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    May 26, 2021

Loring News for Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Mother Nature treated us to another snowstorm on Wednesday night. It was pretty heavy snow so lots of water. All weekend it has misted making more water available for the crops. The Loring Women’s...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    May 19, 2021

Loring News for May 19, 2021

Yes, it is officially spring for another few days! Last week we had lots of snow. Now we have an 80-degree day! The grass is greening up! I even mowed my yard today and really enjoy how it looks...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    May 12, 2021

Loring News for May 20, 2021

Mother Nature surprised us up here in Loring with about 4 inches of good wet snow! I'm just estimating the depth, but it sure seemed thick on the car. The hills are starting to green up so we are happ...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    May 5, 2021

Loring News for May 5, 2021

Sunday Loring got a two-inch rain! Yes! Two inches between each drop on the deck! That is something that we need out here the dreaded word...MOISTURE! The gopher hunt was a success again this year....

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    April 28, 2021

Loring News for April 28, 2021

April brought us a mix of moisture, a little mist, a little rain and a bit of snow, too. But not much! We had lots of wind! The birds are migrating through. I even heard the sandhill cranes the other...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    April 21, 2021

Loring News for April 21, 2021

We've had a few days of spring snow which was very welcome since we are very dry up here. I've spotted some mourning doves, killdeer,and juncos. I'm sure the warblers and finches will be coming in...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    April 14, 2021

Loring News for April 14, 2021

Many of the farmers are in the fields whether fertilizing or planting, or both! The fields are dry and we could use some rain, that's for sure! Keep on praying and I know it'll come! Yes, the...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    April 7, 2021

Loring News for April 7, 2021

Many birds are on the way north! The juncos are here with their sift gray bodies. The robins and meadowlarks have been around for a couple of weeks. The crocuses are blooming on the hillsides, and...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    March 31, 2021

Loring News for Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Happy Easter to all of my readers! Spring signs are popping up everywhere! Baby calves, lambs, meadowlarks, robins, and other birds flying in, and lots of gophers? The crocuses are blooming very...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    March 24, 2021

Loring News for Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Happy spring! Now the mixed-up winter weather will hit! We have had a very mild March so far but the forecast is for snow and colder temps. I guess what will be will be! We do need moisture! I had a...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    March 17, 2021

Loring News for March 17, 2021

Even though it is March, many signs of spring are evident. A Robin was spotted in Loring on Sunday by Cindy Clark! It was just hop, hop, hopping around! The myriads of geese have flown in to the...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    March 10, 2021

Loring News for March 10, 2021

Welcome to the beginning of spring! The Canadian geese are flying in and making lots of noise. A gopher was standing on the road and I hear the birds cheeping their little cheeps! The snow is...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    March 3, 2021

Loring News for March 3, 2021

Spring is on the way in case you haven’t noticed! I saw some geese flying over on Highway 2. The temperatures are warmer and the days are noticeably longer! My heart sings! Tina Russell hosted the...

 

Loring News for January 1, 2021

As you know, the subzero temperatures broke last Thursday and now we are even above freezing! The wind is blowing up a Chinook I think! I said last week that my water was frozen at the pump, it got...

 

Loring News for February 17, 2021

Goodness sake! The temperatures took a dive and didn't get above zero for the week. The baby lambs have had a hard time keeping warm! But Jeanie Green, the shepherdess, worked hard to catch them...

 

Loring News for February 10, 2021

Just for your information, winter arrived with a mean force! Not much snow here in Loring, but the negative highs are enough! Looking on the bright side, winter shouldn't last longer than a couple of...

 

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