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There was some minor flood damage along the Minnesota River in Montevideo and Granite Falls as the river crested over the weekend. The owner of this house near the U.S. Highway 212 bridge in Montevideo uses it as a seasonal getaway for fishing. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

Upper Minn. River crests, flooding does not appear to be major

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MONTEVIDEO -- Dixie and Jerry Tilden moved everything in the basement to the first floor of their house last week as a puddle of clear groundwater seeped in and showed itself on their basement floor.

The Chippewa River on which they live in Montevideo's Smith Addition ap-pears to have crested over the weekend and was actually starting to recede on Monday, and the puddle in their basement was disappearing too.

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