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.
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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.

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