Wood from the Hood
We all had that one tree that you loved to climb, or swing from or lay in a hammock under. It can be emotional if that tree has to come down. That’s where Wood from the Hood steps in.
Emily from St. Cloud wants to know what happens to all the sandbags after the flooding is over? If the sand isn’t contaminated with floodwater, it can be used as fill for things like playgrounds and sidewalks. But in most cases, the sand is contaminated.
The whole WCCO family is excited about our latest addition – the WCCO Rooftop! It has an outdoor kitchen, a working gas fireplace, locally grown plants and an amazing view above Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. There’s green, local, lush landscape to use for an array of purposes, including outdoor camping segments and even musical guests. The plants are mostly locally grown, and the soil is locally sourced from Mississippi Top Soils in Cold Spring.
Where most people just see storm debris, Rick Siewart sees opportunity. “These are prime for slabs, beautiful 12-foot slabs,” said Siewart as he pointed to a pile of logs.