The historic June floods left a permanent mark on a well-known high school basketball coach and his family. The record rainfall sent a mudslide cascading into the Carlson’s Le Sueur, Minn. home, making it unlivable.
The floods of the summer of 2014 will be remembered for years to come. But for one area high school basketball coach they are still too real. Randy Carlson and his family lost their home to a mudslide in June. They had to run to escape it. Now, the house is a total loss and none of the damage is covered by insurance.
Flood waters are beginning to recede in some parts of Minnesota, but the damage will be around for some time. That’s especially true for a Le Sueur family. The Carlsons had to run to escape a mudslide in their home.
The owner of a historic brewery in flood-ravaged southern Minnesota says a mudslide came down Thursday and crashed into the building’s apartments.
A mudslide on a Mississippi River bluff just below a Minneapolis hospital narrowly missed two motorists on a nearby roadway. Minneapolis firefighters say no one was injured Thursday night and the hospital on the edge of the mudslide is stable.
A mudslide in Minneapolis caused evacuations and road closures Thursday evening. Deputy Chief Todd White from the Minneapolis Fire Department says the mudslide was first reported at about 7:15 p.m., and occurred on the West Bank of the University of Minnesota campus.
A home that was too close to a dangerous mudslide in Eden Prairie was torn down Tuesday. The Zurn family was evacuated from their home off Burr Ridge Lane after heavy rains over the weekend created an 80-foot ravine in the back of the house.
The Eden Prairie City Council voted Monday to demolish a house after it was declared uninhabitable following a mudslide caused by the weekend’s heavy rains.
Driver gets caught in mudslide, decides it’s a good idea to start taping.
Minnesota transportation officials are anticipating additional road closures Thursday as heavy thunderstorms redevelop in parts of the state.
A recent mudslide that swept tons of coal ash and debris into and around Lake Michigan will likely have a limited environmental impact and shouldn’t affect human health, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said Friday.
The Hennepin County Transportation Department has issued an emergency closure of Bottineau Boulevard in Maple Grove, Minn., from 93rd Avenue North to Fernbrook Lane due to a mudslide caused by the weekend’s heavy rains.