Minnesotans are particularly bad at a number of things: taking the last piece, the zipper merge, and catching turkeys.
KARE 11’s video of Thursday morning’s incident at the Hennepin-Lyndale ramp to eastbound Interstate 94 is unbelievable, even by Minnesota standards.
Hit the turkey and let’s get moving.
Turkey snarls commute
Traffic is always brutal on the stretch of eastbound I-94 at the Hennepin-Lyndale ramp, but things were made worse Thursday by a wild turkey, and a motorist who left their car in a disruptive attempt to save it.
Posted by KARE 11 on Thursday, February 14, 2019
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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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