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Vox Pop - Mar. 31

St. Cloud or Hawaii

We recently visited the St. Cloud area and experienced negotiating the roundabouts constructed in that area. This reminded us of a visit to Hawaii and the many roundabouts there. Whether it be in St. Cloud or Hawaii, drivers do learn to negotiate them and traffic moves smoothly. A big plus with roundabouts is that less fuel is used than when cars sit idling waiting for traffic lights to change. After we returned from Hawaii there was a quote from a Crow Wing County commissioner that roundabouts are not American. Someone should tell the commissioner about the state of Hawaii.

Where does the sand go?

I don’t have a computer so you’re my only help for information. Can you please tell me what in the world do they do with all that sand they put in sandbags after the flood is gone? I’m really curious. Thanks.

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