Wheat harvest underway
With the extended late spring rains recently subsiding over the majority of Lincoln County, and sunshine and warm temperatures speeding along the grain ripening process, local agricultural producers have been moving combines into the fields to harvest the 2019 wheat crop.
As many area producers were working to get equipment fieldready, temperatures were hitting a summertime high. According to local National Weather Service observer Joan Wilson, temperatures topped out at 98 degrees on Saturday and Sunday, but the “feels like” temperature was even higher due to high humidity. The bank clock at the Citizens State Bank and Trust Co., 100 W. Lincoln Ave., displayed temperatures up to 105 degrees in downtown Lincoln throughout the weekend.
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