Pilot Gary Bipes of Hector (regular NewsCut readers may be familiar with his story) went for a ride to the New Ulm area last evening to get a look at the flooding after a week of rain.
It’s not pretty, especially if you’re a farmer who makes a living raising crops, or — in one case — needs to get to or from your farmhouse.
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.