|Historic flood marker at Fort Snelling State Park|
The skinny pole hints at the river’s staggering power. Spring is flood season, and so far, we’re lucky the river is mostly staying in its place. This month’s River Readers Book Club is about The Tilted World, a novel set amid a Mississippi River flood that might have been the country’s worst natural disaster.
People in Hobnob are divided about whether they should have accepted a $50,000 offer from New Orleans to dynamite their levee to save downriver communities like New Orleans.