Two vehicles in central Wisconsin plunged into a ravine created when heavy rains washed away a 50-foot stretch of highway, killing three people, authorities said Thursday.
The swirling, raging, violent storm water should have killed 8-year-old Ken, who was swept six blocks through a culvert.
The flooding has been so bad in Carlton, Minn. that hundreds of residents have been asked to evacuated.
Several animals escaped from their cages and more than a dozen drowned at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth due to flooding.
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.
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.
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.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the cost for building a Red River diversion channel around Fargo is going down.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Volunteers are helping sandbag lake homes threatened by high water near Perham.