Governor Mark Dayton Declares a State of Emergency Across Minnesota

By KBJR News 1

Governor Mark Dayton Declares a State of Emergency Across Minnesota

July 2, 2012 Updated Jul 2, 2012 at 12:52 PM CST

St. Paul, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Governor Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency for Minnesota due to storm damage and flooding in the Twin Cities and in Duluth.

The Governor has asked that all emergency relief efforts to provide assistance to Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Dakota, Goodhue, Lake, Rice, and St. Louis Counties.

This state of emergency had to be declared because local and county governments in each area are using their emergency crews to their fullest extent and need additional assistance in clean up efforts and containing the floods.

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