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We're getting too old for this': Flooding puts retired rural Ada couple in same boat year after year

Eugene and Marijo Vik must commute by duck boat for two miles to get from their farmhouse 10 miles southwest of Ada to dry land, where they've parked their vehicles. The trip usually takes half an hour. Patrick Springer / The Forum

ADA, Minn. - Eugene and Marijo Vik commute with the ducks when they venture from their farmhouse by boat across two miles of water spilling out of the banks of the Wild Rice River.