We flew down to Rushford, Minnesota, on Monday and it was impossible to mistake what the summer rain has done this year compared to previous years. It’s green. Really green. Green in a way that makes you feel selfish for keeping the beauty the state can offer to ourselves.
That’s especially impressive in southeast Minnesota and documented within the last week or so by Steve Russell, the Apple Valley native whose videos from a powered parachute are always breathtaking.
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 several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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