An 81-year-old Madison, Minn., man was missing after his car was found in a slough. On Monday, 75 volunteers showed up to find him. Companies donated equipment to assist in the search. As near as we can tell, nobody cared who voted for whom.
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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