Wednesday morning: Crow River at almost 18 feet

In what was described as a “pretty eventful week in terms of preparing for river flooding,” city administrator Phil Kern, other city officials, and the city council were made aware of conditions of the Crow River and preparations that are in the works to control its rising waters at a city council meeting Tuesday night. City staff has been in […]

Governor declares state of emergency in counties potentially affected by flooding

Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty issued an executive order March 15 declaring a state of emergency in several counties to protect property and infrastructure from damage due to flooding. Those counties are Wright, Hennepin, Carver, Big Stone, Blue Earth, Brown, Chippewa, Clay, Dakota, Goodhue, Kittson, Lac Qui Parle, Le Sueur, Lyon, Marshall, Nicollet, Norman, Polk, Ramsey, Redwood, Renville, Scott, Sibley, Swift, […]