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Flood Relief

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Some Lawmakers Upset At Swift Passing Of Flood Aid Bill

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.

08/24/2012

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Minn. House Approves $167.5M Flood Aid Package

The Minnesota House has approved a $167.5 million flood package designed to rebuild washed-out roads, repair flooded businesses and damaged houses and restore damaged parks after severe floods.

08/24/2012

Duluth Flooding Damage

Deal Reached For $167 Million In Flood Relief

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.

08/22/2012

Duluth Flooding 2012 June

Flood Deal Still Out Of Reach For State Lawmakers

Details of a negotiated flood relief package for northern Minnesota remain elusive for legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton.

08/20/2012

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Lawmakers Look Toward Aug. 24 Special Session

Two key lawmakers say a special session to provide flood relief to northeastern and central Minnesota is on track for next week.

08/16/2012

Northland Flooding

Dayton, Lawmakers To Talk Flood Relief On Friday

Gov. Mark Dayton meets Friday with Republican and Democratic legislative leaders to negotiate an agreement on a special session focused on flood relief.

08/15/2012

Duluth Flooding Damage

Minn. Lawmakers Prep For Flood Relief Session

Lawmakers are preparing for a special session focused on the state’s response to severe flooding in Duluth and other communities.

08/07/2012

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MnDOT Receives Emergency Funds To Repair NE Roads

Federal transportation officials are sending $3 million in emergency funding to Minnesota to help repair flood-damaged roads in the northeast.

07/19/2012

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Special Session Planned For August To Help Flood Victims

Top Minnesota lawmakers say they are putting aside politics to deal with severe flooding in northern Minnesota.

07/11/2012

Willow River

Northland Residents Look To Post-Flood Future

People dealing with damage from the Northland flooding are starting to get a sense for the amount of work and money it will take to recover.

07/07/2012

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Minn. Gives Flood Victims A Break On Tax Deadlines

Minnesota’s tax collectors are waiving their deadlines for northeastern Minnesota businesses affected by flooding.

07/03/2012

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Minn. Panel Considers Borrowing For Flood Projects

A House bonding committee is taking up a $28 million proposal for flood-relief projects from Austin to Roseau.

05/10/2011

Special Session For Flood Relief Planned

After meeting with legislative leaders this morning, Governor Pawlenty announced plans for a special session to provide flood relief for southern Minnesota.

09/27/2010

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