1. Corn Feed rescheduled: Due to the rain, the Wahpeton Fire Department has moved their annual Community Corn Feed from Monday to Tuesday, Sept. 10, 5-7 p.m. at Wahpeton’s north side fire hall.
2. Poor yield predicted for corn and soybeans: AccuWeather analysts predict the 2019 corn yield will be 13.36 billion bushels compared to 14.42 billion in 2018. The soybean yield is predicted to be 3.65 billion bushels compared to 4.54 billion bushels in 2018. Wet weather led to late planting and tough conditions.
3. Today in History: In 1846, Elias Howe patented the first sewing machine.
4. Today’s Birthdays include baseball legend Roger Maris (1934-1985); singer José Feliciano (1945-); commentator and author Bill O’Reilly (1949-); Aerosmith lead guitarist Joe Perry (1950-) and Academy Award-winning actor Colin Firth (1960-).