It’s not spring yet but some people south of the metro are already dealing with an unwelcome sign of spring: Flooding.
Steady rain on Saturday has forced MnDOT to close a 10-mile stretch Highway 169 south from St. Peter to Mankato until Sunday.
Recent snowfall has increased the risk of flooding to normal on parts of the Upper Minnesota and Mississippi River basins.
The National Weather Service has slightly increased the expected spring flood levels at the Red River in Fargo, but city officials say they’re prepared for the worst-case scenario.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is granting $2 million to help repair a 3-foot wastewater pipe damaged by Duluth storm damage last June.
Parts of downtown Duluth looked more like a river instead of city streets overnight.
Homeowners whose property was damaged by flash floods in northeastern Minnesota last June have more time to apply for forgivable loans.
Six months have passed since flash floods in Duluth and surrounding cities caused heavy damage. So officials are preparing an update on the recovery and on looming deadlines for assistance.
Four months after the Northland flooding, Jay Cooke State Park is reopening on Monday.
Minnesota is offering grants to farmers in 15 counties who suffered losses due to heavy rains and flooding in June.
It’s been more than two months since heavy flooding damaged several parts of northeastern Minnesota.
The Minnesota legislature has passed and sent to the Governor a bill for emergency aid in Northeastern Minnesota, including Duluth. The freak summer storm blew out roads and bridges, and buried hundreds of Duluth homes in flood water.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday called a special session for Friday so the Legislature can vote on a $167.5 million relief package for Duluth and other Minnesota communities ravaged by summer floods and other storm damage.
As Minnesota lawmakers try to agree to a flood relief package prior to meeting in special session, there’s a new warning out to flooded homeowners.
Two key lawmakers say a special session to provide flood relief to northeastern and central Minnesota is on track for next week.
The Red River Valley flood fight shifted Sunday from the cities of Fargo and Moorhead, Minn., to rural areas north of the north-flowing river, which crested Saturday night in Fargo at its fourth highest level in recorded history.
The spring melt is on and with it comes flooding across the state. Check out some of the images.
In March 2010, the Red River flooded for the second consecutive year but was lower than the 2009 record crest of nearly 41 feet.
In 1997, a record winter snowfall brought the Red River of the North out of its banks in one of the costliest and largest flood evacuations in U.S. history before Hurricane Katrina. The river overpowered dikes protecting North Dakota’s third-largest city and forced thousands to flee their homes in North Dakota, Minnesota and southern Canada. Eleven people died.
A massive snowstorm brought anywhere from 10-15 inches to nearly 2 feet of snow to the Twin Cities on Dec. 11, 2010. It marks the fifth-biggest snowstorm event in Minnesota’s recorded history. Send us your […]