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A barrage of recent storms flooding streets, swamping basements and casting parked cars afloat is adding to one of the soggiest years on record.
Bruce Laingen was often seen on the news bound and blindfolded. His wife tied a yellow ribbon around the oak tree in the front yard of their home. He was 96.
"This is one of the coolest things we have historically uncovered," Glensheen's director said regarding a diving bell recently brought to the surface.
"There are no limitations," Stefanie Horvath said shortly before a ceremony in front of family, friends, Minnesota Guard colleagues and dignitaries that included Gov. Tim Walz.
"It's a challenging year," said Mike McLean of the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District, which is doing its best to take the sting out of the threat.
Doctors plan to remove part of his lung where cancer has re-emerged.
Minneapolis park officials plan to retest the bacteria levels on Wednesday.
Fans want the official designation for the old water tower in hopes of keeping it standing in its spot.
Bruin's plight is sign of a wider problem — people feeding wild animals.
If approved by the courts, the $34 million settlement will be the third in Minnesota.