Updated:
Original:

Video: 3 rescued from flood waters near Minn.-Iowa border

Author:

Severe thunderstorms passing through the Midwest Wednesday triggered flash flooding that swept an SUV off the road near the Minnesota-Iowa border.

KTTC reports two women and a child were trapped inside the vehicle amidst rising flood waters. Cameras were rolling as rescuers brought the three to safety.
[preserve]
KTTC Rochester, Austin, Mason City News, Weather and Sports[/preserve]

KAAL said downed trees, power outages and flooding were reported in Wells, Minn. Wednesday evening. No one was hurt.

The storm system also produced tornados that damaged a handful of businesses and homes in Belmond, Iowa, KTTC reported.

The Associated Press said two of the businesses were destroyed. A photo slideshow of damage is available on the Des Moines County Register's website.

Next Up

Kirill Kaprizov / Minnesota Wild

Wild, Kaprizov agree to 5-year deal

The contract will keep the star forward in Minnesota through the 2025-26 season.

Dunn County WI homicide suspect

Charges: Man who killed 4 friends, drove bodies to WI said he 'snapped'

Charges filed Tuesday reveal more details about the grisly case.

Edison high school wikimedia commons

Mpls. school goes to distance learning after students exposed to COVID

In-person classes will resume next month, the district said.

Mike Zimmer

Does Mike Zimmer's coaching style mesh with the Vikings' strengths?

Time for Zimmer to put all of his faith in the offense and try to win shootouts?

gray wolf

6 Wisconsin tribes sue to end upcoming wolf hunt

They cite treaty rights and a "disastrous February hunt."

St Paul Grill steak facebook

St. Paul Grill, closed since March 2020, announces reopening date

The dining room will open to all visitors again next month.

police lights

Charges: Man fled police at 127 mph, caused crash that injured officer

The Sept. 16 incident led to a police chase going the wrong way on Hwy. 169 near St. Peter.

Bar beer

3 Minnesota teens 'pistol whipped' at bar in Sioux Falls

Police are investigating the incident, including why the teens were at the bar.

Ben Simmons

The latest Ben Simmons drama 1 week from the start of training camp

Training camp opens Sept. 28, at which point things could get really crazy.

court gavel

Judge finds man guilty in Hibbing Christmas Day murder

Jerome Spann fatally shot Jeryel McBeth on Christmas Day 2018.

Related

Flood water recedes, problems persist in NE Minn.

Floodwaters are receding in most areas of northeast Minnesota, but it will be several more days before the area is safe to travel. Many flood victims have started to turn their attention to cleaning up and surveying the damage -- which is expected to exceed $100 million in Duluth alone. Residents in the Fon du Lac neighborhood were among those allowed to return Saturday.

Couple rescued by helicopter from flood

Water rushing over the Thomson Reservoir created flooding that prevented residents from leaving their homes in Thomson, Minn., southwest of Duluth. KARE 11 has dramatic video of a husband and wife being rescued by helicopter.