Barnum turns heartache to hope
The town of Barnum took on a brand new face during last June's catastrophic flooding - a face that looked very much unlike the picturesque little town that epitomized many of the assets of northern Minnesota.
The bridge over the Moose Horn River collapsed under the force of the high water. A blocked culvert upstream backed up the raging river, causing it to overflow its banks and swamping the city park and many yards, basements and even main floors of houses along its banks.
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