Cottonwood River Reaches Major Flood StageMajor flood stage for the Cottonwood River starts at 16 feet. It's currently just above 17 feet. The National Weather Service projects it'll stay around this level for at least another week.
Dayton Tours Storm-Damaged SW MinnesotaGov. Dayton declared a state of emergency for 36 counties and the Red Lake reservation because of persistent severe weather.
Southwestern Minnesota Towns Fight Flooding After Heavy RainTwo days after bad storms swept across the state, some southwestern Minnesota towns are rolling up their sleeves for a flood fight.
Man Arrested In Connection With Human Remains Found Near Sleepy EyeA Springfield, Minn. man was arrested in connection with the Sleepy Eye car accident that led to the discovery of human remains last month. Twenty-six year old Miguel Angel Vazquez, of Springfield, Minn., was arrested on charges of second degree murder.
Minnesota Finally Overcoming Drought, Now Floods Are PossibleWe had a dry fall, winter, and spring - until recently as many parts of the state have received several inches of rain in the past week.
Heavy Rains Cause Road Flooding In SW MinnesotaHeavy rains are causing some road flooding in southwestern Minnesota.
Flooding Apparently Breaks Gas Line In New UlmHigh water and debris in the Cottonwood River apparently broke a natural gas line in New Ulm, and more than two dozen homes lost service.
New Ulm Building Berm Against Minnesota RiverNew Ulm is building a berm to protect itself against the Minnesota River.