"After 12 inches of rain fell in just five hours on July 11 the Marengo River broke its banks. Three feet of water converged from three different directions roaring through River Road Farm submerging everything in its path. Owners Todd and Kelsey Rothe, though terrified, were more concerned about their nine pigs and 16 chickens. Despite the danger, Todd risked his life to save them and discovered along the way that pigs really can swim.
"Nestled on the banks of the Marengo River, River Road Farm is a mixed-vegetable farm specializing in four season production under high tunnels."
Written by Hope McLeod for the Bayfield County Journal. Read the full article here.
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