garden http://northernpublicradio.org en Dust storms and withered leaves: Illinois' mini-drought http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dust-storms-and-withered-leaves-illinois-mini-drought <p>Dust storms and fire danger alerts are not what you expect to hear in May in Illinois. But these are signs of a very dry spring.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 28 May 2012 07:58:14 +0000 Susan Stephens 12405 at http://northernpublicradio.org Dust storms and withered leaves: Illinois' mini-drought