On Monday evening, it was pretty clear Highway 210 wouldn’t be open for long. I was about halfway through one portion where water had covered the road when I had the image of Mary Lucia telling the story of the blogger who got himself swept into the flood by doing something he knows he shouldn’t have been doing. “Turn around, don’t drown,” National Guard Capt. Chuck Moore intoned when I told him about the situation later.
A Chevy Cavalier isn’t much of an off-road vehicle.
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 several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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