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Dikes at Stillwater bridge
Entercom
May 06, 2019 - 6:00 am
With St. Croix River floodwaters receding to below flood levels at Stillwater, crews on Monday begin taking down a 15-foot-high temporary dike that went up more than a month ago along Lowell Park. City leaders say it may take up to ten days to unpile the sandbags, move away concrete barriers, and...
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Floodwall at Saint Paul
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March 29, 2019 - 5:51 am
It's an old Minnesota addage. "It could have been worse." Following what meteorologists are calling an ideal melt of our late winter snowfall, rivers and streams around the state are cresting over the weekend. There are some areas affected by major flooding, including Montevideo, New Ulm, and...
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Flotsam
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March 26, 2019 - 6:24 am
The Mississippi River has reached major flood stage in St. Paul, and it still hasn't crested. Water from the Mississippi has spilled its banks at Harriet Island Park, with Warner and Shepard roads both closed on the north side of the river as it bends through Minnesota's capital city. Many of the...
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Rail overpass for Warner and Shepard
Entercom
March 24, 2019 - 2:31 pm
The water continues rise as the Mississippi River winds its way through downtown St. Paul, where some streets alongside the river are now closed. City of St. Paul Here are roads targeted for closure: Warner Road Shepard Road Fourth Street Second street Jackson Street Sibley Street. Temporary levees...
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(Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management via AP)
March 19, 2019 - 6:12 pm
By DAVID PITT Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmer Jeff Jorgenson looks out over 750 acres of cropland submerged beneath the swollen Missouri River, and he knows he probably won't plant this year. But that's not his biggest worry. He and other farmers have worked until midnight for days...
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Hastings official shows where floods will happen
Entercom
March 19, 2019 - 5:11 am
Preparations to hold back flood waters are underway in Minnesota and neighboring states. Fargo-Moorhead Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney is asking residents to help fill 1 million sandbags as the city prepares for major flooding of the Red River. The National Weather Service says "significant" snowmelt...
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Street flooded
Entercom
March 15, 2019 - 6:58 am
The snow appears to be over, and now many Minnesotans are dealing with the water runoff from all the snowmelt Governor Walz and Senator Amy Klobuchar meet Friday at 2:00 p.m. with state and federal emergency preparedness officials, their roundtable discussion centering on holding back rising rivers...
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Stillwater bridge
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Al Schoch
March 04, 2019 - 8:30 am
Spring flooding along the St. Croix River is something communities prepare for on a routine basis. This year, that high water may set records, after all the snow that fell in the past month. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service reports the state's snowpack at 18...
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July 08, 2018 - 10:14 am
Folks in southwestern Minnesota are already calling the extremely high water a "100-year flood," and there is a reason for that. Between six and ten inches of rain fell during a short period of time July 3 in an three-county area, hitting hard in the towns of Redwood Falls, Tracy, and Slayton. "...
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