Willmar notebook: On the streets of NYC in a tempest
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?
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