Kragnes, Minn. – Ranae Willman and husband Mike Anderson have truly put the “green” in greenhouse.
The rural Kragnes couple used mostly repurposed materials to erect a picturesque, bright-blue greenhouse in their backyard.
Modern conveniences put on hold as water inches up around them
KRAGNES, Minn. – Marlene Henry feels like a pioneer woman this week.
Henry and her husband, Mike, had to shut off their sewer when the flooding Buffalo River crept up to their backyard in rural Kragnes. It means they don’t have the luxury of flush toilets right now, either.
Thomases used canoe to get out of flooded farmyard
KRAGNES, Minn. – When the going gets tough, the tough go boating.
Or at least that’s what the Lee and Noreen Thomas family did. When water from the overflowing Buffalo River swamped rural Kragnes last week, the Thomas farm became an island.
Give credit for the Kragnes, Minn., ring dikes where due. The dikes described by the Sept. 8 Forum article are made possible because of the petition by A.R. Minch (1922 to 2006) to improve Ditch 51, the only natural drainage north from Kragnes.
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