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December 28, 2012
Life gets back to normal one step at a time in Thomson
For many people, the flash floods that washed over the Northland in June only meant a couple days of difficulty getting to work or a damp basement....
December 28, 2012 - 8:02am
December 21, 2012
Flood victims have another chance
State officials gave Northlanders impacted by this summer's flooding an unexpected early Christmas present Friday, when the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency extended the deadline to apply for assistance under the Quick Start Disaster Recovery Program to Jan.
December 21, 2012 - 8:28pm
Highway 210/Thomson Bridge project completion celebrated
About 85 people braved a cold, sleety rain to attend a ribbon-cutting event at the Highway 210/Thomson Bridge Saturday, Dec. 15. A giant-sized...
December 21, 2012 - 6:43pm
November 25, 2012
Highway 210 bridge at Thomson scheduled to reopen in early-December
A six-month-long rehabilitation project is nearing completion on the Highway 210 Bridge at Thomson. The bridge is scheduled to reopen in early December. Completion of the project was delayed by severe flooding in June, which destroyed the bridge's approaches and destroyed a 9-foot-diameter...
November 25, 2012 - 11:20am
November 16, 2012
Community Foundation secures $500,000 grant for flood recovery
A $500,000 grant will rebuild nonprofit organizations and help residents impacted by the Northland's June flood while working with specially trained disaster case managers to match available resources with a broad spectrum of unmet needs. "Our work at the Community Foundation has...
November 16, 2012 - 5:43pm
October 6, 2012
County farmers eligible for flood disaster assistance
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for flood assistance from agricultural producers in Minnesota counties severely impacted by the record rainfall in June. Carlton County is included in this disaster declaration. Losses may include, but are not...
October 6, 2012 - 7:59am
October 4, 2012
Help centers for flood assistance set
Help Centers to help flood survivors apply for assistance are being operated over the next two Saturdays in Cloquet, Moose Lake and Duluth to assist area residents with the details of loan and aid applications. The centers will be set up from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct....
October 4, 2012 - 11:14am
Help centers for flood assistance open the next two Saturdays
Help Centers to help flood survivors apply for assistance are being operated over the next two Saturdays in Duluth, Cloquet and Moose Lake to assist area residents with the details of loan and aid applications. The centers will be set up from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
October 4, 2012 - 10:35am
September 28, 2012
Flood grants available for appliances, building materials
For many Carlton County residents whose homes were damaged in the June floods, the months since then have been a struggle. Insurance companies may have denied them; the Federal Emergency Management Agency certainly turned them away. Jill Hatfield, executive director of Volunteer...
September 28, 2012 - 10:49am
September 20, 2012
State approves $150,000 addition to Business Flood Recovery Fund
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has approved $150,000 to the Business Flood Recovery Fund, which was established by the Northland Foundation in response to the devastating June floods in northeastern Minnesota. The state money is being packaged as...
September 20, 2012 - 6:35pm
September 7, 2012
Jay Cooke may be open for business - sort of - in two months
The summer season may have been a wash for Jay Cooke State Park thanks to massive flood damage, but officials are hoping to salvage part of the...
September 7, 2012 - 12:22pm
September 1, 2012
Board of Water and Soil Resources to issue $12.5 million in grants to counties affected by June floods
Following passage of the flood relief bill as enacted by the Legislature and the Governor last Friday, the Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) will begin issuing up to $12.5 million in grants and cost share funding to affected local governments to assist communities and landowners...
September 1, 2012 - 9:37am
August 31, 2012
Commissioners hear personal side of flood story
While matters of flood clean-up, debris removal and government aid continue to be an ongoing part of the Carlton County Board agenda, the personal side of the flood continues to be an overriding concern. At their Monday adjourned session, board members heard from William Eknes of...
August 31, 2012 - 3:45pm
August 30, 2012
Esko, Cloquet prepare for season, with and without lights
After getting knocked down, tackled or sacked, Marc Peterson looks like your average high school quarterback climbing back to his feet. But the...
August 30, 2012 - 1:58pm
August 29, 2012
$180 million heads to disaster victims
ST. PAUL - Help is on the way. The Minnesota Legislature sent that message Friday when it overwhelmingly approved spending $180 million so disaster-stricken communities can pick up the pace of recovery and make repairs they would not be able to accomplish on their own. Gov. Mark...
August 29, 2012 - 7:27pm