Walking up to Newport’s clay levee, which is holding back the rain-swollen Mississippi River, city administrator Deb Hill doesn’t like what she is seeing.
Minnesotans from all across the metro came to Carver. Minn. Wednesday to help fill up more sandbags. The Minnesota River that runs along the community is expected to crest Wednesday. But more rain in the forecast has people preparing for the worst. The downtown flooded badly back in 1965.
A Minnesota company has landed a contract to repair levees along the Souris River in north central North Dakota that were damaged by major flooding earlier this year.
The City of Stillwater has decided to delay construction of the temporary levee on the St. Croix River.
With the highest water from spring flooding still about one week away, city and county crews are working around the clock to button downtown St. Paul’s riverfront.
Stillwater, Minn. is preparing for the rising flood waters.
Work has started on a clay levee to protect the Moorhead Power plant from spring flooding on the Red River.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers found significant problems with the levee system in South St. Paul during a recent inspection.