Key lawmakers and members of Governor Dayton's staff will start laying the groundwork for a special session to provide aid to flooded counties. The federal government will reimburse three-fourths of the rebuilding costs incurred by 13 counties that have been declared disaster areas. The state will likely pick up the rest.
Major highways in and out of Minneapolis, St. Paul closing as precaution
The roadways close at 7 p.m. Saturday.