South Dakota Community Saves Beloved Curbside Cornstalk A single stalk of corn growing off the curb of an intersection in Sioux Falls, S.D., gained local fame for its perseverance. When it was uprooted, the the community rushed to save it.

South Dakota Community Saves Beloved Curbside Cornstalk

South Dakota Community Saves Beloved Curbside Cornstalk

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A single stalk of corn growing off the curb of an intersection in Sioux Falls, S.D., gained local fame for its perseverance. When it was uprooted, the the community rushed to save it.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. From Sioux Falls, S.D., comes a kernel of perseverance. That's a dad joke because a single stalk of corn sprouted just off the curb at a busy intersection. People were excited until it was found uprooted in the gutter. But despair not - Sioux Falls local heroes came to the rescue, moving the 57th Street corn into a bucket, where they say she's doing well. They've named her Cornelia. It's MORNING EDITION.

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