Workers are improving the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway line east of Kerkhoven as seen from the U.S. Highway 12 overpass. Water is slow to recede from farm fields along Shakopee Creek. The Chippewa River at Benson was receding, with the level reported to have dropped from 14.3 feet to 13 feet, according to the United States Geological Survey gauge. State officials said Monday that 46 of the state’s 87 counties had reported flood and other storm damage. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Sun shines, but Minn.’s flood fight continues
Forum News Service
ST. PAUL — Sunshine improved many water-logged Minnesotans’ spirits Monday, but a flood fight may continue all summer for some.
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