Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Submitted photo Steve Lueders and Paul Cool in New York City.

Willmar notebook: On the streets of NYC in a tempest

Email

Hurricane Sandy barged into the east coast Oct. 29 on a collision course with the New York Marathon.

The forces unleashed by the monster waves and wind were felt all the way to Kandiyohi.

Steve Lueders, the owner of an independent insurance agency, was packed for New York. It would be his 15th marathon and this was the jewel.

The superstorm dealt Manhattan and the boroughs a body blow. Runners around the world waited for word. Was the event still on?

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Rand Middleton

Covers Willmar and area high schools and Ridgewater College, plus amateur baseball, stock car racing and fitness events in summer. Writes weekly column since 1980. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children. 

(320) 214-4334
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness