Flooding

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Mark Freie
July 17, 2019 - 4:36 am
Ready or not, more rain is headed to Minnesota on Wednesday according to the National Weather Service. A few rounds of showers/thunderstorms will occur across the area today, but the strongest storms are expected late this afternoon into tonight. Large hail, damaging wind gusts, and tornadoes are...
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April 09, 2019 - 5:40 am
By JIM SALTER and BLAKE NICHOLSON CLARKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — The window of the Bee Naturals bath-and-body shop offers a view out of a Mark Twain novel: The sprawling Mississippi River at one of its widest points lapping against a small-town Missouri waterfront as barges float by and eagles dart in the...
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Sloane Martin
March 20, 2019 - 5:46 am
Residents living along rivers and streams in Minnesota are preparing for the imminent rising waters. Some flood-prone areas are already seeing the water over their banks. Places like Henderson, Minn., sees its share of floods in a typical year, but Fire Chief Randy Tiegs tells WCCO-TV this year,...
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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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Sloane Martin
March 14, 2019 - 5:38 am
A Flood Watch is in effect for the Metro through Thursday evening with more rain on the way, and places like Stillwater are taking precautions. Perched on the edge of the St. Croix River, city crews are preparing for it to rise in the coming days and weeks. "We're basically trying to get all the...
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By Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
June 29, 2018 - 9:11 pm
Road crews are dealing with flooded roads due our recent rainstorms. “My peers around the state are dealing with high-water and lots of water from Duluth all the way down to the Twin Cities and out to Sioux Falls,” said Jed Falgren, MnDOT Maintenance-Engineer for District 7. In Henderson, three of...
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