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.
In order to speed clean-up efforts in Duluth, Mayor Don Ness announced Monday that free curbside removal of flood-damaged materials will be offered. The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District already had agreed to accept waste from the flood free of charge at its Materials Recovery Center off Rice Lake Road, but now it will provide door-to-door service for flood victims.
The Douglas County Health and Human Services Department is offering water test kits for Douglas County residents who have private wells that may have been contaminated as a result of last week’s flooding.
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