You never know where a new year might take you. Take the motorcyclists who competed in the yearly “I-Cycle Derby” Thursday morning, a ride dedicated to the memory of Eddie James. All the participants knew was where to find the starting line in Minneapolis.
It’s been just over a week since Delano battled flood waters on the Crow River. The river crested at more than 21 feet, the second highest in history. Several businesses in the downtown area were forced to close along with a busy bridge. Homes were also threatened by the high water.
Another long-time Fourth of July tradition is the parade in Cannon Falls. Photojournalist Brad Kopp captured the parade route.
Some aren’t so much ringing in the New Year as they are wheeling in the New Year. Instead of running a race outside, they’re riding their motorcycles in a fun event.