2012 Northland Flood

  • Behind the Barricades: Thomson and Jay Cooke Re-build

    Monday, Sep 3 at 9:56 AM

    Thomson, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- The town of Thomson and neighboring Jay Cooke State Park were decimated during the June Flood. Two months later, things may look better on the outside, but behind the barricades, lies a mess that is only barely cleaned up.

  • $5 Million Dollars Awarded to Fix Flood-Ravaged MN Roads

    Washington, D.C. (Northland's NewsCenter) - Flood-ravaged Northeastern Minnesota and other portions of the state are getting an extra shot in the arm in ongoing relief efforts.

  • MN Recovers Task Force to Assist with Disaster Funds

    St. Paul, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -- The Minnesota Recovers Task Force will work with state agencies to distribute funds included in the disaster relief bill that was passed on August 24.

  • Governor Signs $167.5M Disaster Relief Bill

    St. Paul, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - Governor Mark Dayton signed off on a $167.5M Flood Disaster Relief Bill late Friday afternoon after approval by both the MN House and Senate.

  • Special Session on Flood Relief Convenes Friday

    Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - A special session on flood relief will convene in St. Paul Friday afternoon. Legislators and the Governor are tasked with voting whether to approve $167M to help with cleanup efforts.

  • Additional SBA Center Opening in Fond du Lac Reservation

    Cloquet, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced the opening of another Disaster Loan Outreach Center at the Fond du Lac Tribal Center in Cloquet starting Friday.

  • Special Session Set for Friday

    St. Paul, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Governor Mark Dayton and Legislative leaders have signed an agreement outlining the terms of the special session.

  • Half a Million Dollars Granted to Duluth to Hire Flood Relief Workers

    Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Over half a million dollars has been awarded to Duluth to hire 50 temporary flood relief workers to restore public infrastructure.

  • Wading Through the Flood Waters of '72

    Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - Many are still reeling from the devastating effects of the June Flood. But this week, 40 years ago, Duluth was under water, following several days of heavy rains. It was a tumultuous time, oddly familiar with the most recent flood-survivors.

  • SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Centers Open

    Several Disaster Loan Outreach Centers have opened their doors for Northlanders who suffered losses during June's massive flooding.

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