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Lakes association to ask county for lake improvements
10 hours 11 min ago
May 11, 2019
Sundberg Avenue is shown Thursday near Nobles County 4. The county still has several stretches of gravel roads that remain closed due to damage or high water. (Tim Middagh/The Globe)
Counties tally up storm damage estimates for FEMA
May 11, 2019 - 7:00am
March 13, 2019
Rain, melting snow makes flooding likely this week
March 13, 2019 - 6:50am
February 20, 2019
Cottonwood County Emergency Management Director Paul Johnson sits at his desk in his Windom office with new hardware he received last week after being named this year's Emergency Management Professional of the Year by the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Minnesota Department of Public Safety division. (Alyssa Sobotka / The Globe)
A well-managed disaster: Cottonwood County’s emergency manager earns state award
February 20, 2019 - 5:50am
September 12, 2018
A pickup transports sandbags over the flooded Valhalla Road in Lake Shetek in early July. All three dikes in the area were under water at the time. (Tim Middagh/The Globe)
After flooding, Lake Shetek residents take future into their own hands
September 12, 2018 - 8:45am
August 8, 2018
The entrance to Currie on 200th Avenue is pictured July 5. (Drone photo courtesy of Murray County Emergency Management)
UPDATE: Gov. Dayton requests $21 million in disaster aid; $1.9 million for Murray County
August 8, 2018 - 11:32am
July 18, 2018
Nobles County private property owners asked to report flood damage
July 18, 2018 - 2:38pm
July 14, 2018
A view of the Flexamat spillway on the Prairie View property shows where the mat was undermined by heavy water flow, and where the mat ripped apart at the seams. (Special to The Globe)
Spillway structure at Prairie View fails during deluge; fault being determined
July 14, 2018 - 10:15am
July 11, 2018
The Windom Country Club experiences significant flooding from the Des Moines River. (Alyssa Sobotka / The Globe)
Region bands together during recent flooding disaster
July 11, 2018 - 9:30am
Ponding water from June 20 and subsequent rains across southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa are taking quite a while to recede in farm fields like this soybean field south of Worthington. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
Enough already: Continuous rains hampering crop development
July 11, 2018 - 7:15am
The Des Moines River spills into the Jackson baseball and softball fields along the river Monday. (Alyssa Sobotka / The Globe)
Nearing the clear: Des Moines River cresting behind, waters begin receding
July 11, 2018 - 7:00am
July 9, 2018
Park equipment in Jackson's Ashley Park sits in a pool of Des Moines River water. (Alyssa Sobotka / The Globe)
Des Moines River crests in Jackson; visiting political leaders pledge support
July 9, 2018 - 4:31pm
July 8, 2018
The baseball fields and amentities at Island Park in Windom sit in a pool of Des Moines River water Sunday afternoon as a result of recent significant flooding. (Alyssa Sobotka / The Globe)
Windom experiences near-record flooding; Klobuchar and Peterson pay Sunday visit
July 8, 2018 - 3:38pm
July 7, 2018
Kids swim in the flooded ballpark at Dann's Island Wayside Park in Jackson. (Tim Middagh/The Globe)
Damage estimates continue to mount in region
July 7, 2018 - 7:21am
July 6, 2018
A township road was still covered Friday by the Des Moines River south of Currie looking toward 225th Avenue. (Tim Middagh/The Globe)play button
‘It’s a catastrophe’: Dayton, Smith visit Murray County as officials begin to address flood damage
July 6, 2018 - 5:44pm