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Volleyball: Junior college pays off for Woodbury grad
Girls' Soccer: Bunnell gets his shot as head coach
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Real Estate Showcase
June 21, 2012
Flooding ravages Duluth and Northland roads and homes
Floodwaters engorged by a 24-hour deluge of up to 10 inches crumbled roads and damaged homes and businesses in Duluth, Superior and surrounding...
June 21, 2012 - 8:54am
March 31, 2011
Afton businesses stay above water
The possibility of flooding may be a worrisome thought for some people. Whether it's getting water in your basement or washing away property,...
March 31, 2011 - 7:00am
March 23, 2011
Afton waits, prepares for emergency
Afton City Council declared a state of emergency in advance of anticipated spring flooding at its March 15 meeting. Afton is anticipating a major flood based on National Weather Service projections, Public Works Director Ken Johnson said. The NWS is projecting that this year the...
March 23, 2011 - 8:00am
March 22, 2011
Woodbury inventor looks to ease sandbaggers' efforts
Craig Ferguson remembers watching a newscast two years ago about flooding in the Fargo-Moorhead area. More specifically, he recalled the images...
March 22, 2011 - 10:27am
March 17, 2011
Woodbury man has flood volunteers' backs
STILLWATER - Craig Ferguson remembers watching a newscast two years ago about flooding in the Fargo-Moorhead area. More specifically, he recalled...
March 17, 2011 - 5:30pm
March 16, 2011
Afton braces for looming floodwaters
With the increasingly warm temperatures, many Minnesotans have begun thinking about barbeques, picnics, bike rides and springtime. The city of...
March 16, 2011 - 8:00am
January 28, 2010
Ordinance triggers flood insurance action
Woodbury City Council members approved a federally mandated floodplain ordinance, and now nearly 500 property owners may face flood insurance requirements. The Federal Emergency Management Agency last year completed a flood map of Woodbury and required a new local ordinance identifying...
January 28, 2010 - 11:03am
January 21, 2010
UPDATED: Woodbury residents affected by flood program
More than 400 Woodbury homeowners own land in federally designated floodplain areas and may have to take action to avoid flood insurance requirements, officials said. The Federal Emergency Management Agency last year finalized a new flood map of Woodbury, the first time the agency...
January 21, 2010 - 8:29am
May 18, 2009
Pawlenty trims public works bill
ST. PAUL - Flood prevention and recovery projects will be fully funded, but Gov. Tim Pawlenty trimmed a public works funding bill, saying legislators want to spend too much. The bill originally proposed spending $361 million, with $300 million coming from funds the state would b...
May 18, 2009 - 2:49pm
May 7, 2009
Lawmakers push flood-relief plans
May 7, 2009 - 8:42am
March 27, 2009
Local firefighters sent to Fargo/Moorehead to aid in flood evacuations
The Woodbury Public Safety Department has sent three fire fighters to assist other agencies in evacuating residents from their homes in the greater Fargo-Moorehead area, which has been dealing with anticipated record-flood levels since earlier this week. Three Woodbury officials...
March 27, 2009 - 1:30pm
March 26, 2009
'In uncharted territory': Fargo-Moorhead braces for record flood; rural evacuations ongoing
FARGO - A flood fight that was supposed to be 95 percent buttoned up in Fargo-Moorhead Wednesday morning morphed into a 100 percent battle by 1 p.m., as the forecast for the Red River crest was bumped up another foot to 41 feet. Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker said the new crest, expected...
March 26, 2009 - 7:15am
July 16, 2008
Council OKs flood relief grant program
Nearly three years after Mother Nature dumped a half foot of rain on Woodbury in about six hours, Woodbury city officials are still talking about the "October 2005 rainfall event." They're continuing to take action as well. The Woodbury City Council voted at last week to adopt a...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
Council to review flood-proofing program
The city of Woodbury is looking to make things right with some Wilmes Lake residents who fought the rising tide of Wilmes Lake in during a significant rainfall event on Oct. 4, 2005. On July 9, the Woodbury City Council will review a proposal from city staff to adopt a resolution...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
New Afton flood plain residents could face huge insurance hikes
Check the map or you may be thousands of dollars worse off. That's the blunt message to residents from the Afton city engineer, who was speaking after discussion at the council's June 17 meeting about the revised flood plain maps which have been drawn up by the Federal Emergency...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am