Boxes of personal items are stacked in this August 2007 file photo outside a Willmar home that flooded following heavy rainfall in the area of 10th Street and Kandiyohi Avenue Southwest. The home, owned by Warren and Jan Lee Jorgenson, suffered significant damage to its foundation and was eventually ruled unhabitable by city officials. The city paid $115,000 to the Jorgensons to settle a lawsuit filed after they alleged the city failed to use reasonable care to maintain, repair and operate the storm sewe...
Proposed 2009 street improvements centered around flooding problems
WILLMAR -- Solutions to localized flooding caused by heavy rain will be addressed in the city's list of proposed 2009 street improvements.
One problem area to be addressed is the intersection of 10th Street and Kandiyohi Avenue Southwest, where the former home of Warren and Jan Lee Jorgenson at 1000 Kandiyohi Ave., is located.
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