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October 9, 2014
Montevideo approves $2.7 million levee upgrade
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo is on the verge of making the floods of 1997 and 2001 the stuff of history and putting behind it the need to ever again...
October 9, 2014 - 11:40pm
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
June 21, 2012
Access to Chippewa County Road 42 in Montevideo to close Monday
MONTEVIDEO -- Access to Chippewa County Road 42 from U.S. Highway 212 on the southeast corner of Montevideo will be closed beginning Monday. The access is being closed due to the work to raise U.S. Highway 212 as part of the levee upgrade. Access to businesses along Highway 212...
June 21, 2012 - 10:08am
October 2, 2010
$2.9M contract for Montevideo levee
MONTEVIDEO -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $2.9 million contract to Earthworks Technology, Inc.
October 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 20, 2010
Latest floods took toll on historic bridges in Lagoon Park
MONTEVIDEO -- Four significant flood events in the last 13 years have taken their toll on the historic bridges and decorative rock riprap walls...
May 20, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Granite Falls officials want to keep senior apartment facility
GRANITE FALLS -- City council members in Granite Falls want to keep a foreclosed upon apartment facility as a home for seniors. Council members approved sending a request to the U.S.
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
Highway 212 between Montevideo and Wegdahl now open
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol report that U.S. Highway 212 between Montevideo and Wegdahl is open and the detour lifted. The highway was opened about 1 p.m. today. Highway 212 had been closed to traffic since March 22 due to...
March 31, 2010 - 4:25pm
March 19, 2010
Building up the levee along the Minnesota River
A group of workers from Duininck Brothers move in a new layer of clay to build up the levee in Montevideo on Thursday, March 18, 2010.
March 19, 2010 - 12:24pm
Montevideo levee good
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
Granite Falls City Council considering freezing pay for one year
GRANITE FALLS -- A wage freeze, reductions in capital expenditures and cuts to services such as spraying for mosquitoes are among the options being considered to trim costs by the city of Granite Falls. City Council members discussed these and other options at the meeting Monday...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
Funding will allow for Granite Falls levee improvements
GRANITE FALLS -- Granite Falls will be able to launch phase one of a two-phase project to improve its main flood levee. City Council members...
August 6, 2009 - 12:00am
July 8, 2009
Montevideo City Council reaches agreement to acquire clay site to updgrade levee system
MONTEVIDEO -- City Council members in Montevideo reached an agreement to assure a large supply of clay for an estimated $10.3 million project to upgrade the city's levee system. Council members at the meeting Monday approved an agreement with landowner Arthur Starbeck. It will allow...
July 8, 2009 - 12:00am
April 10, 2009
Officials in Granite Falls debate upgrade to levee system
GRANITE FALLS -- Work could begin in late summer or early autumn on upgrading a portion of the flood levee in Granite Falls. City Manager Bill...
April 10, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
Granite Falls may start levee work
GRANITE FALLS -- Work could begin in late summer or early autumn on upgrading a portion of the flood levee in Granite Falls. City Manager Bill Lavin said city council members instructed City Engineer Dave Berryman, of Rodeberg and Berryman and Associates, to develop bid specifications...
April 8, 2009 - 2:32pm