Floods

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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.

03/15/2011

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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.

03/15/2011

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Good Question: Why Can’t We Open Dams To Prevent Floods?

It’s the one weather phenomenon we know about months in advance. The National Weather Service is forecasting near record flood levels throughout Minnesota. So, why doesn’t the Army Corps of Engineers open up the dams and let the flood water flow downstream?

03/09/2011

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New Gauge To Be Installed Upriver Of St. Charles

Starting next spring, residents of St. Charles should be better warned about floods, thanks to a new river gauge.

12/28/2010

Loans Available for Flood Victims

The Small Business Administration is going to offer low interest loans in 16 Minnesota counties to help replace private property damaged in September floods.  The SBA’s disaster declaration will help homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profits […]

10/16/2010

Mississippi Cresting In St. Paul

The Mississippi River is expected to crest Sunday in downtown St. Paul.

10/03/2010

Flood Waters Receding

Rivers and streams that brought sudden flooding to parts of southern Minnesota and southwest Wisconsin towns are slowly receding.

09/25/2010

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