STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Free day at the zoo
One year after the flood forced the Lake Superior Zoo to close for a month, the zoo will offer free admission Thursday.
This is a day set aside to celebrate our community and the overwhelming support... Posted on 6/18/13 at 11:00 PM
THE NEW FORTY If they stay, they pay.
Well, it seems the City of Moorhead is contemplating a new approach to addressing sandbagging costs in areas that are offered buyouts. The new proposed approach focuses on homeowners who don't take th... Posted on 5/29/13 at 9:49 PM
THE ADVENTURES OF OLE AND LENA: A STUD AND A HOTDISH We Should've Moved to Alaska!
Uffda," I said to Ole this morning when I looked out the window. "I think we should have moved to Alaska because the weather MUST be better up there than it is here." We've had 10 inches of heavy wet ... Posted on 4/15/13 at 8:13 AM
STAFF BLOG JIMMY JABBER Flood proved worth of electronic media
Duluth was treated to Mother Natures softer side during Grandmas Marathon weekend so much so that the News Tribune pointed it out in the headline of a follow-up story Monday.
What she brought out ... Posted on 6/23/12 at 11:00 PM
From an early start to an early closure! The weather sure is finicky! Poplar Golf Course (WI) experienced the wrath of weather with the recent rains. The undulating Middle River normally winds around ... Posted on 5/29/12 at 5:21 AM
This summer, Kari and Preston Fleck are focusing on their five children — taking trips to the zoo, the beach and more. It’s an effort to make up for last year, when the June flood stole their summer vacation as well as their toys, most of their shoes, a van and more than a third of their home.
On the anniversary of the historic June 2012 storm event, Douglas County Administrator Andy Lisak announced that Douglas County will be receiving over $1.7 million in federal aid to assist several property owners along the St. Louis River whose properties sustained severe erosion-related damage due to the storm of June 19-20, 2012.
UPDATE: The National Weather Service this morning issued a winter storm warning for all of Northwestern Wisconsin and a winter weather advisory for much of Northeastern Minnesota, including Duluth, where 3 to 6 inches of snow is expected tonight.
Flood Homes With Hope officials have noted that many residents with homes that suffered water damage are reporting problems with their furnaces and boilers, which could lead to deadly carbon monoxide buildup.
The 10-inch rainfall on June 19 and 20 changed plans for Northland residents from Two Harbors to Duluth to Sturgeon Lake. For much of the region, life quickly returned to normal. But for some residents, normalcy remains elusive four months later.
President Barack Obama on Thursday declared a major disaster exists in the state of Wisconsin and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding during the period of June 19-20.
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