Much of Sunday was a tense time for people in the Wichita region. Heavy rains had many creeks and rivers brim-full or flooding.
In Newton many basements were taking water and the staff at Sand Creek Station found about half of the noted golf course under as much as four feet of water. All through the area people kept worrisome eyes on dark clouds to the west and fretted a forecast of more to come through the night.
And while out photographing the most water I’ve seen in Sand Creek in my 17 years in the area I came across a pair of entrepreneurs making the best of it.
No, Shealee and James Rine weren’t stumping sump-pumps or sandbags. They were our filling a bucket full of some of the biggest nightcrawlers I’ve ever seen.
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