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Heavy Rain Causes Street Flooding In Grand Marais

Residents of Grand Marais are sweeping up dirt and debris after intense storms dumped more than 3 inches of rain along Minnesota’s North Shore of Lake Superior. The rain caused street flooding in downtown Grand Marais Thursday, but the water has since receded. Some flooded basements are reported.

07/19/2013

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2 Families Rescued By Boat, 3 Roads Washed Out In S. Metro

Two Dundas families had to be rescued from their homes by boat after nearly seven inches of rain fell over night in Rice County. According to Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn, four families total have been displaced in the small town of Dundas, located an hour south of the metro. Three roads are also washed out in Rice Country near Dundas, he said.

07/13/2013

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State Park Partially Closed Due To High Mississippi River

The south portion of Merrick State Park, located north of Winona on the Mississippi River, has been closed as a safety precaution due to the river’s rising water. The DNR said the north campground at Merrick will stay open and isn’t affected.

07/01/2013

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After Days Of Rain, Watertown, Delano Deal With Flooding

Following the torrents of rain received over the past several days has arrived the inevitable rising of our rivers. The Crow River is among the first to get a flood warning tag from the National Weather Service, and in excess of 15 feet, it is set to crest sometime Thursday.

06/25/2013

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1 Year Later: The Progress Made After Duluth Flooding

It’s been one year since 10 inches of rain washed out streets, homes and businesses in Duluth — even the zoo was hit. Since then, residents have made great progress, but much work remains.

06/20/2013

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Bill That Includes N.D. Diversion Passes U.S. Senate

North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven says a measure that would authorize a Red River flood diversion project has passed the Senate. The nearly $2 billion proposal to move water around Fargo is part of the 2013 Water Resources Development Act.

05/15/2013

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Even With Reams Of Data, Flood-Predicting Is Tough

Perched in a boat drifting slowly along the Red River, Dan Thomas kept one eye on a laptop and the other on a $60,000 piece of floating hardware that beamed sound waves deep into the flooding river.

05/05/2013

Flooding In Fargo 2013

Red River In Fargo Beginning To Recede After Crest

The Red River in Fargo is beginning to recede. The river peaked early Wednesday at an unofficial mark of 33.32 feet, which is more than 15 feet above flood stage.

05/02/2013

Flooding In Fargo 2013

Red River Appears To Crest In Fargo

The Red River appears to have crested in Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn. National Weather Service meteorologist Greg Gust says it appears a preliminary crest of 33.27 feet was reached early Wednesday.

05/01/2013

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Senators Headline Public Meeting On Fargo Flooding

Republican Sen. John Hoeven from North Dakota and Democratic Sen. Amy Kloubuchar from Minnesota are headlining a public meeting on flooding in the Fargo area.

05/01/2013

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Red River Close To Cresting In Fargo-Moorhead Area

The Red River appeared close to reaching its peak in Fargo and Moorhead, Minn., after the National Weather Service dropped its crest forecast for the third straight day.

04/30/2013

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Fargo Commissioners Vote To Restore Spring Cleanup

The dash for trash is back on track in North Dakota’s largest city.

04/30/2013

Flooding In Fargo 2013

Weather Service Drops Fargo Crest Prediction Again

A Red River flood that a week ago was predicted to challenge the record is now unlikely to reach the 100,000-plus sandbags and the miles of clay levees built for defense, Fargo officials said Monday.

04/29/2013

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Weather Service Drops Fargo Crest Prediction Again

The National Weather Service on Monday lowered the expected crest forecast in Fargo and Moorhead, Minn., to 35.5 feet on Wednesday morning, down from the 37-foot prediction that was issued Sunday.

04/29/2013

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Long Winter Gave Red River Valley Residents Plenty Of Flood Prep Time

It seems some of the people of Fargo are unglazed by impending flood waters. Firefighter Benjamin Willey is one of them. “Don’t know of you ever get used to them. Come to expect them I guess,” Willey said.

04/27/2013

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Red River Flooding In Spring 2011

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.

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Flooding Across Minnesota

The spring melt is on and with it comes flooding across the state. Check out some of the images.

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Look Back At 2010 Fargo Flooding

In March 2010, the Red River flooded for the second consecutive year but was lower than the 2009 record crest of nearly 41 feet.

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Looking Back At ’97 Floods In Red River Valley

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.

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Massive December Snowstorm

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 […]

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