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Andrew Stutzke takes on the Pride of the Wapsi corn maze

Angie Sharp and Jonathan Ketz from Good Morning Quad Cities help Meteorologist Andrew Stutzke navigate the Pride of the Wapsi's corn maze.
Credit: Andrew Stutzke corn maze adventure 2021

LONG GROVE, Iowa — The date of this is event is TBD

StormTrack 8 Meteorologist Andrew Stutzke has his work cut out for him. He's making his way through a 6-acre corn maze presented by "Pride of the Wapsi" in Long Grove, Iowa.

During his trek, co-anchors Jon Ketz and Angie Sharp will be speaking with him through an earpiece, directing him turn-by-turn and "helping" him navigate the maze.  He'll be at the mercy of a map and their advice.  

But the question is, will their guidance be a trick or a treat? 

Andrew's trek was originally set to begin at 9 a.m., Thursday Oct. 7, but was postponed due to rain. 

The 2021 version of the Pride of the Wapsi's corn maze is a tribute to the 20th anniversary of 9/11

Pride of the Wapsi owners, Pat Dierickx and Lora Dierickx, have been planting corn mazes for nearly two decades. In 2018 their maze gave a nod to the former StormTrack 8 weather logo, which was planted using technology that made the whole process more efficient. 

RELATED: Long Grove farm unveils StormTrack 8 corn maze for 2018

Pat explained that the technology they used that year placed seeds in a specific pattern, absolving the need to cut or shape as it grew, and saved the risk of wasting seeds in the process. 

Click here to visit the Pride of the Wapsi Facebook page.

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