Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - Every day Northlanders continue to live through the devastation of June's flooding that washed away millions of dollars in infrastructure and left communities in shock.
Assessors have estimated that across the Northland, the floods left $110 million in damage that will take years to recover from.
Damage to Duluth roads has climbed to $37 million, leaving roads across the city littered with pot holes and huge chunks of pavement washed away.
At the height of the flooding, 250 Duluth residents were displaced from their homes due to the flooding overtaking their houses.
The Mississippi River caused a great deal of flooding in Aitkin County. The river crested a week after the flooding first started at 18.71 feet. That's 6.71 feet over flood stage for that part of the Mississippi.
In Carlton County, assessors had to increase the damage estimates to between $105 million to $135 million after multiple towns in the county turned into islands during the flooding.
In Wisconsin, the University of Wisconsin-Superior suffered some of the worst damage, with their entire library gone and damage estimates reaching $15 million. Officials in Superior hope that the damage from the college will qualify them for FEMA aid for public infrastructure.
Check out these photos from the aftermath of the destructive floods across Northern Wisconsin and Minnesota as torrential rains washed away roads and entire communities.
Posted to the web by Krista Burns