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July 13, 2018
Walker requests FEMA conduct damage assessment
Gov. Scott Walker requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) conduct preliminary damage assessment in seven northwestern Wisconsin counties after torrential rains in June caused more than $11 million in damage to roads and bridges.
July 13, 2018 - 8:39am
July 6, 2018
Some property owners may have to move flood-damaged homes in Douglas County
At least 121 seasonal and year-round homes around several lakes in Douglas County have been affected.
July 6, 2018 - 10:33am
April 18, 2018
Spring weather - and wetness - are coming: Tips can help homeowners prevent basement flooding, ice dams
ST. PAUL—When he's not selling shovels, snow salt and snowblowers, hardware store owner Kendall Crosby has fought quiet battles in his own home against ice dams and basement flooding. "My first house flooded every time it rained," said Crosby, proprietor of Kendall's Ace Hardware...
April 18, 2018 - 8:13pm
October 21, 2016
Help available for those damaged during July floods
People affected by the flooding in northern Wisconsin have a couple of options to help in the recovery. Iron County on behalf of Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Price, Sawyer and Washburn counties received $2.35 million in Community Development Block Grant Emergency Assistance...
October 21, 2016 - 7:00am
September 16, 2016
Officials address Faxon Creek flood mitigation
Superior residents are welcome to a public meeting highlighting recent improvements to the storm water and wastewater conveyance systems, and how they will reduce flooding in the Faxon Creek Watershed. The meeting runs 6-7 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Superior Public Library. Basement flooding...
September 16, 2016 - 7:00am
August 11, 2016
FEMA declares July flooding damage a disaster, makes funds available
Gov. Scott Walker Tuesday announced a Federal Emergency Management Agency major disaster declaration for northern Wisconsin counties impacted by flooding in July. The president made the declaration Tuesday, and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts....
August 11, 2016 - 4:45pm
October 27, 2012
FEMA 98% complete in northern Wisconsin damage assessments
It looks like the federal government will be forking over $12.8 million in disaster relief to three far northern Wisconsin counties hit by flooding last June. With 98 percent of the damage to roads and infrastructure tallied, Douglas County will get by far the most with $11.6 million,...
October 27, 2012 - 5:46am
July 30, 2012
SBA approves disaster loans for businesses, residents affected by flooding
Wisconsin and Minnesota residents and businesses affected by severe storms and flooding June 19-20 can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Administrator Karen G. Mills announced Monday. Mills made the loans available in response...
July 30, 2012 - 1:25pm
August 3, 2011
Updated: Emergency shelter closes, help still available
The emergency shelter established to provide residents a place to stay in the event they can't get to their homes because of flooding has closed. The...
August 3, 2011 - 11:43am
August 2, 2011
County officials ask for caution as waters continue to rise
For the second time in less than a month, Chairman Doug Finn has declared a state of emergency in Douglas County. It's a declaration he never...
August 2, 2011 - 4:25pm
June 20, 2011
Rains cave in Onalaska home's foundation
ONALASKA, Wis. -- The single story house at 852 Fourth Ave. N. was doomed the day it was built. It's constructed on a sunken lot where Spruce Street meets Fourth Avenue North. Aging storm sewers can't handle heavy rains, though water pools in the yard even in light showers. So when...
June 20, 2011 - 10:21am
June 24, 2010
Heavy rains slow down parts of Superior
Tower Avenue along with other areas in town were much harder to navigate through after heavy rains fell on Thursday evening. Trees were downed,...
June 24, 2010 - 7:51pm
March 8, 2010
Wisconsin not expecting major flooding problems
Spring brings melting snowpack and rain, and several states in the upper Midwest are now prepping for heavy floods. But so far, Wisconsin's forecast isn't as dire. In parts of Minnesota and the Dakotas -- especially North Dakota's Red River Valley -- people are already filling sandbags...
March 8, 2010 - 11:00am