Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers search for a missing MnDOT worker in flooded Seven Mile Creek Park on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 near St. Peter, Minn. Authorities are ... more 
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers search for a missing MnDOT worker in flooded Seven Mile Creek Park on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 near St. Peter, Minn. Authorities are searching for the operator of a backhoe that fell into the Minnesota River while clearing ice jams between St. Peter and Mankato. The Minnesota Department of Transportation reports that a backhoe was "washed into the river." MnDOT spokeswoman Chris Krueger says the backhoe operator was clearing ice jams. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By The Star Tribune, Brian Peterson
Thu, Mar 24, 2011 10:13 PM EDT