The Cannon River is dropping steadily after serious flooding triggered by Thursday's torrential rains. Firefighters led evacuations for about a dozen homeowners and helped with sandbagging efforts at several homes. The Cannon Falls area got about 8 inches of rain on Thursday.
Home that was scene of June standoff engulfed in fire
Authorities arrived to find the home fully ablaze.
Crosstown Hwy. 62 reopens as footage emerges of truck hitting bridge
The westbound lanes were closed in Edina from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday night.
Flash flooding as torrential rain hammers Cambridge
Flooding and damage from a non-severe storm Wednesday evening.
Minneapolis nonprofit celebrates anonymous donor's $1.5M gift
Appetite For Change is building sustainable, local food systems in North Minneapolis.
On the lam since 2007, suspect in MN murder case arrested in Florida
The suspect is one of three men connected to a fatal drive-by shooting on St. Paul's West Side.
Motorcyclist in collision with deer dies from injuries
The 55-year-old from Princeton died at a hospital a day after the crash.
Burnsville approves measure that will make its landfill much taller
The expansion will increase the landfill's allowable height by an additional 268 feet.
Northern MN man found guilty in 1980s cold case murder
Nancy Daugherty was found dead in the afternoon hours of July 16, 1986.
Breakfast spot in Ham Lake closes after decades in business
The business posted an announcement on its front door.
St. Paul man killed partner, himself while their 5 kids were home
St. Paul confirmed the double shooting on Tuesday evening was murder-suicide.
Minnesota, Wisconsin kids competing in USA Mullet Championships
The contest is divided into kids and teens divisions.
One killed after being trapped under UTV near Alexandria
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says the victim died at the scene.
Flood waters recede; drenched state to get more rain
Streets were flooded and homes were being evacuated in Cannon Falls, and sections of southeast Minnesota are under a flood warning Friday. More rain is on the way through next week.
Flood cleanup continues along Cannon Valley Trail
A portion of the trail from Cannon Falls to Welch is back open for hikers, bikers and skaters, but the stretch that leads to Red Wing remains closed. The Republican Eagle reports crews are repairing asphalt, fixing bridges, removing silt and digging debris out of culverts after torrential rains triggered flooding in Cannon Falls last month. Trail manager Scott Roepke says the extremely hot July weather has delayed the cleanup process.
Cannon Falls clean up under way after floods damage homes, businesses
Homeowners and businesses were busy Saturday cleaning up their properties after flooding swept through the area Friday. Cannon Falls Police Chief Jeff McCormick said damage to city property is "extensive," following the flood -- a result of the Cannon River rising 28 inches Friday morning after Thursday night's storms.
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.
Deadline approaches for Duluth flood recovery assistance
Only about 100 more applications are needed to get $3 million in federal loans for residents suffering from flood damage in the Duluth area. For every 100 homeowners that apply for assistance, $1.4 million is awarded from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The deadline for low-interest recovery loans is October 15th.
Zumbro Falls rebuilds, flood-damaged homes to be torn down
Nearly 50 homes and businesses along the Zumbro River damaged from devastating flooding in 2010 will finally be torn down. A contract of more than $600,000 approved on Tuesday will allow the work to take place. In place of the buildings, a committee is looking for alternatives that won't be severely damaged in future flooding like volleyball courts or a place to stop and relax along the river.
Beloved Barnum diner reopens after flood
The "Open" sign has again flickered to life at Lou's Rustic Diner, seven weeks after a flash flood soaked downtown Barnum. It was an emotional reopening for owners Lou and Robin Paulson, as well as for regular customers, some of whom helped clean up after the June deluge, KARE 11 reports.
Federal government gives Cannon Falls residents a deadly warning
Officials say the Byllesby Dam needs a $6 million upgrade or it could have deadly consequences in the future, according to KSTP. Dakota County could be fined if the safety changes aren't made. A completion deadline has not been set.
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