Floods

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Residents Of Carlton Asked To Evacuate Due To Floods

The flooding has been so bad in Carlton, Minn. that hundreds of residents have been asked to evacuated.

06/20/2012

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Floods Wreak Havoc In Lake Superior Zoo

Several animals escaped from their cages and more than a dozen drowned at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth due to flooding.

06/20/2012

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Growing Concerns For Rising Minnesota Rivers

There is a growing concern about the possibility of flooding especially along the Mississippi River. The river is under a flood watch near St. Paul, but up north near Aitkin, a flood warning has been issued.

05/29/2012

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Minn. Weather Service Warns Of River, Land Floods

The National Weather Service in Minnesota is warning that forecasted heavy rains could cause flash flooding in parts of Minnesota and western Wisconsin, and flooding in some Minnesota rivers.

05/27/2012

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Jury Sides With Hormel Over Food Lost In ’08 Flood

A jury has ordered an Iowa warehouse operator to pay Hormel Foods Corp. $4 million for failing to protect its products from floodwaters in 2008.

04/17/2012

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Corps Says New Plan For Diversion Will Save Money

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the cost for building a Red River diversion channel around Fargo is going down.

12/08/2011

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MN Guard Continues With Minot Flood Fight

The first rotation of 120 Minnesota National Guard soldiers helping with the battle against Souris River flooding in Minot is wrapping up its work this week as the second two-week rotation heads in.

07/20/2011

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Overnight Rains Cause Floods In New Brighton

A Saturday morning downpour caused a parking lot at a New Brighton apartment complex to flood, and the water damaged dozens of vehicles and storage units.

07/16/2011

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No More Damage In Flooded Minot As River Ebbs

The Souris River began a slow retreat from Minot on Sunday with no further flood damage in the city, but officials warned danger would remain for several days until the highest water passed.

06/26/2011

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Klobuchar Sends Off Minn. Grads, Get Flood Update

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is making her way through northwestern Minnesota, dishing out advice to graduates and getting input from area residents who have battled annual floods.

05/01/2011

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Volunteers Help Sandbag Lake Homes Near Perham

Volunteers are helping sandbag lake homes threatened by high water near Perham.

04/27/2011

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Sandbag Volunteers Needed In Otter Tail County

Volunteers are needed to help with sandbagging in Otter Tail County in western Minnesota.

04/26/2011

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Sandbag Volunteers Needed In Otter Tail County

Volunteers are needed to help with sandbagging in Otter Tail County in western Minnesota.

04/26/2011

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Gov. Dayton Visits Moorhead As Red River Rises

Gov. Mark Dayton visits Moorhead on Saturday as the city braces for the Red River to crest.

04/09/2011

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Minn. Body Extends Flood Emergency For 46 Counties

Minnesota’s constitutional officers have extended an emergency measure for 46 counties and two tribes threatened by flooding.

04/08/2011

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Army Corps Would Fight Minn. Floods In Shutdown

Most federal employees in Minnesota would be furloughed if a government shutdown happens; but the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District is a different story.

04/07/2011

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Volunteers Work Together, Prepare Fargo Residents For Flooding

The Red River in Fargo, N.D. hit major flood stage Wednesday and hundreds of volunteers spent the day sandbagging in several neighborhoods. The effort is expected to last through the weekend.

04/06/2011

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Weekend Rain, Snow Heightens Minn. Flood Outlook

A mixture of snow and rain over the weekend in combination with recent a bout of warm weather has raised the flood outlook across Minnesota.

04/04/2011

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Mississippi River At Crest In St. Paul

It appears the Mississippi River reached its crest Wednesday in St. Paul. However, according to the National Weather Service, there’s more to come.

03/30/2011

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Main Road Flooded In Hastings, Residents Concerned

In Hastings, the rising Mississippi River is bringing new worries. The river has flooded a road that is the main link to East Hastings.

03/29/2011

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Lane Closures Planned On I-35W For Dike Building

Officials will close lanes on northbound Interstate 35-W in Burnsville at 8:30 p.m. Thursday while crews construct a temporary dike on the east side of the freeway.

03/24/2011

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High Water Prompts Ft. Snelling State Park Closing

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has closed Fort Snelling State Park in St. Paul because of rising rivers.

03/23/2011

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Snow Most Unwelcome Near Minnesota’s Swollen Rivers

If there was any doubt we’re at the mercy of Mother Nature, ask the folks of North Branch. A foot of heavy-wet snow has them socked in and digging out. Now, the next days are crucial.

03/23/2011

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Minnesota River Threatens To Flood In Carver Co.

As the Minnesota River continues to rise, the town of Jordan is doing what it can to stay ahead of the water.

03/19/2011

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Flood Forecast Could Be Worse For St. Paul

The Mississippi River doesn’t hit major flood stage in St. Paul in the new seven-day forecast from the National Weather Service office in Chanhassen, but it is predicted to rise.

03/18/2011

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