MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s been just over a week since Delano battled flood waters on the Crow River.
The river crested at more than 21 feet, the second highest in history. Several businesses in the downtown area were forced to close along with a busy bridge. Homes were also threatened by the high water.READ MORE: A Look At Some Of The Deadliest US School Shootings, Including At Red Lake H.S. In Minn.
City leaders even met with Gov. Dayton about getting flood relief aid.READ MORE: Holiday Weekend Travel Expected To Be Highest Since 2019
Water levels have receded, making it possible for the city to hold its annual Fourth of July celebration – which included Minnesota’s oldest and largest parade Friday morning.MORE NEWS: Ettinger Wins Dem Nod For Hagedorn's 1st District Seat; Finstad Leads GOP
Watch the video above by WCCO photojournalist Brad Kopp to see Friday’s celebrations.