Some video just posted on YouTube presents a reality many of us hadn’t considered before about the flooding in the Northland. It’s likely some things are never going to be the way they were before. Portions of some rivers and canals, in fact, are going to be in entirely different places than they were just a few days ago.
This video from Thompson, in the Jay Cooke State Park, is a perfect example. How do you fix this?
Also posted today is this video of the famous swinging bridge in the state park. Whatever is left of it can’t last much longer.
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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