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Proposal would give some relief to flood-prone Willmar intersection
WILLMAR — The elevation of stormwater in the 10th Street and Kandiyohi Avenue Southwest intersection could be reduced by about half a foot...
December 30, 2013 - 5:51am
November 7, 2013
City seeks $3M to complete levee upgrade
MONTEVIDEO — Hundreds of volunteers risked their lives to stack 1 million sandbags and save Montevideo from certain disaster in the flood of...
November 7, 2013 - 11:19pm
Dozens rescued after heavy rains cause flooding in Kentucky
(Reuters) - Emergency workers in Kentucky plucked 12 people from floodwaters and evacuated 82 others, including 50 from one apartment complex, after the Louisville area was hit by heavy rains this weekend, local officials said on Sunday.
October 7, 2013 - 7:32am
July 24, 2013
All Renville County, Minn., parks are now open
OLIVIA - As of Wednesday morning, all Renville County parks are now open to the public. Several parks had previously been closed due to flooding conditions. For park information updates, call the Renville County Parks Department at 320-523-3793.
July 24, 2013 - 11:04pm
All Renville County parks are now open
OLIVIA — As of this morning, all Renville County parks are now open to the public. Several parks were previously closed due to flooding conditions. For park information updates, call the Renville County Parks Department at 320-523-3793.
July 24, 2013 - 11:00am
July 18, 2013
One park remains closed for flooding in Renville County
OLIVIA - As of Thursday, one Renville County park remains closed due to flooding. According to the Renville County Parks Department, Anderson Lake County Park will remain closed until further notice. The parks that are now open include Beaver Falls County Park, Birch Coulee County...
July 18, 2013 - 11:04pm
One park remains closed for flooding in Renville County
OLIVIA — As of Thursday morning, one Renville County park remains closed due to flooding. According to the Renville County Parks Department, Anderson Lake County Park will remain closed until further notice. The parks that are now open include Beaver Falls County Park, Birch...
July 18, 2013 - 10:27am
July 9, 2013
Renville County parks remain closed due to flooding
OLIVIA — As of today, three Renville County parks remain closed due to flooding. According to the county parks department, Mack Lake County Park, Anderson Lake County Park and Skalbekken County Park (west side of County Road 10) remain closed until further notice. The parks...
July 9, 2013 - 3:20pm
June 25, 2013
Renville County parks closed due to flooding, river is rising
OLIVIA — Several Renville County parks have been closed due to flooding. According to a news release from Sheriff Scott Hable, these county parks are closed as of today: Mack Lake County Park Anderson Lake County Park Beaver Falls County Park – south side (bridge...
June 25, 2013 - 1:02pm
June 21, 2013
Flash flooding hits west central Minn. after storms, including Morris, Glenwood and Starbuck
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The National Weather Service says several communities in west central Minnesota are experiencing flash flooding following severe thunderstorms. Meteorologist Chris Franks says streets in Morris, Glenwood and Starbuck are among those that flooded after big...
June 21, 2013 - 7:07am
June 6, 2013
Floodwaters surge into Dresden, northern Germany
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) -- The surging Elbe River crested Thursday in the eastern German city of Dresden, sparing the historic city center but...
June 6, 2013 - 9:53am
May 20, 2013
Powerful storms cause damage, flooding in southeastern Minn.
SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — A powerful band of storms with strong winds and heavy rain uprooted trees, flooded roads and caused structural damage in southeastern Minnesota. Some residents in the Olmsted County community of Stewartville headed for the basement Sunday when the...
May 20, 2013 - 9:16am
May 10, 2013
Montevideo, Minn., flood work recognized nationally
MONTEVIDEO -- More than a decade of work by the city of Montevideo to reduce the risk of harm from flooding has brought national attention to...
May 10, 2013 - 7:57pm
April 23, 2013
River views trump permanent flood protection
CLARKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Her Missouri hamlet soon to celebrate its 200th birthday, Mayor Jo Anne Smiley embraces Clarksville's perilous place...
April 23, 2013 - 7:52am
Editorial: Weather to bring warmth and flooding
After one more day of cool temperatures, the warm-up begins across west central Minnesota and the Midwest. People began glowing Tuesday as word of the coming warm-up spread across the region. Many began making their plans outside for the weekend. The average first 60-degree day usually...
April 23, 2013 - 1:04am