Jeziah Cooper and his pals at Highlands Park Monday put a traffic cone on his head and a hose into the top of the cone so the cold water stayed on his head while it gradually leaked out. Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner
Kids attending the park program at Cottage Grove's Highlands Park tried their best to stay cool on Monday afternoon as temperatures crept toward the triple digits and the heat index soared above 100 degrees.
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.