I’ll leave the particulars on this to Paul Huttner on his excellent Updraft blog, and provide only the top-line headline, but the top-line headline is pretty interesting in light of the news of the last 36 hours from Duluth.
There are mild drought conditions in sections of Minnesota:
The drought monitor report for the area was released this morning.
Roughly a third of the state is rated “abnormally dry,” according to the Minnesota Climatology Working Group.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.