Not everyone — or at least, everything — is particularly upset about the flooding in western Minnesota. These birds — I’m not smart enough to know what they are, and not dumb enough to guess here — enjoyed Lake UsedToBeABarleyField along US 75 in Kragnes, Minnesota, north of Moorhead, today.
The water has closed most east-west roads in the area, so people who live nearby are parking along the highway and wading into their neighborhoods.
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.