Mailbag: Forgotten Wisconsin

A News Cut reader, specially imported from the state of Wisconsin, picks up on my riff last week about why Twin Citians are so quick to ignore Wisconsin. It’s 18 miles away as the crow flies but we’ll pay attention a story 200 miles away before we’ll pay attention to what’s going on “over there” on a daily basis.

“Look, Bob, there was bad weather in Wisconsin! Before this weekend, even.” she writes.

She’s right, sending along the link to the New Richmond News, which details stories of damage on the old sod at the same time a tornado was ripping up Hugo.