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This portion of the bike trail leading to the Flags of Honor in Willmar is beyond the turn that Foot Lake runners/walker will make onto Robbins Island during today’s Willmar Fests event but it illustrates how swollen by repeated rainstorms Foot and Willmar lakes have become. Flooding and other problems related to heavy rainfall in recent days have been most serious in southwestern Minnesota, where Gov. Dayton declared a state of emergency in 35 counties. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)

Dayton, Klobuchar, Franken visit flooded southwestern Minnesota

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By Erin Trester

Forum News Service

LUVERNE — Gov. Mark Dayton visited southwestern Minnesota on Friday along with other state and federal officials to address the impact of flooding in the region.

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