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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Flooding May Force Evacuations In Lowertown, Upper Landing

The flood prediction threat in the Minnesota and Mississippi River valleys is the worst it’s been in at least a decade.


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Saving Stillwater From The Floods

There’s a 90-percent chance that the St. Croix River will reach major flood stage — and that’s an elevation of 690 feet — 15 feet higher than normal elevation. And forecasters say the St. Croix could rise even higher.