Watching this video of the rescue of two people trapped in an SUV in floodwaters on the Iowa/Minnesota border last night reminds us that although there are a lot of things wrong with the world, people who’ll jump into floodwaters to save someone else aren’t among them.
Here’s the video. (Sorry, can’t embed it with the new system )
KTTC said it happened near I-35 when storms rolled through yesterday.
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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.