Ranchers fight through powerful April Xanto blizzard

As rain, sleet, snow and hail pelt the Plains in mid-April 2018, readers share images from the ranch as they weather the storm.

A powerful spring blizzard has swept across the majority of the Upper Midwest. As ranchers work to save newborn calves, feed cattle in the snow, operate with no electricity and in some cases, risk their lives to do so, here is a collection of images that reveal the true scope of the Xanto Blizzard.

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