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(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Highway 210 Bridge In Jay Cooke State Park Is Now Open

The repairs are done and the Highway 210 Bridge in Jay Cooke State Park is now open for travel! Work to repair the flood damage was completed in early November.

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(Photo by Simon Hayter/Getty Images)
(Photo by Simon Hayter/Getty Images)
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Becks Road Closed Friday October 18 For Remaining Flood Repair

The once-in-a-lifetime flood in the Twin Ports may have ocurred in 2012, but the repair marches on.  One project that will affect motorists in the Twin Ports area will happen Friday, October 18.  Officials with the WLSSD will continue their project to repair a portion of its Scanlon interceptor line.  This work will necessitate the closing of Becks Road for the day.

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Source:  Chefranden via flickr
Source: Chefranden via flickr
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West Duluth Road Construction Project Starts Monday July 8th; Affects I-35 Ramps

Efforts to work on a culvert at Keene Creek will detour and delay traffic starting Monday July 8th in West Duluth.  Motorists on northbound Hwy 23/Grand Ave. between Raleigh Street and Central Avenue will encounter a detour and possible delays.

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Jessica MacDonald, Townsquare Media
Jessica MacDonald, Townsquare Media
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One Year Later: The Twin Ports Remembers the Devastating Flooding of June 19 and 20, 2012 [VIDEOS + PHOTO GALLERY]

It's been one year since a large storm system dropped several inches of rain on the region; leaving homes, businesses, roadways, and entire communities damaged around the Duluth/Superior region. A year later, we take a look back at some of the incredible photos and videos that left us awestruck.

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Source:  Afscme5cc via flickr
Source: Afscme5cc via flickr
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Highway 210 Flood Reconstruction Informational Meeting Happens June 4

The Northland continues it's clean-up and rebuilding efforts following last summers flood.  Along with the Duluth area, one of the hardest-hit areas was just to the south around Jay Cooke State Park.  A meeting being held tonight will focus on the efforts to repair the damage to Highway 210 in the Forbay Lake Area.

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Source:  Massdistraction via flickr
Source: Massdistraction via flickr
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Lake Superior Zoo Celebrates The Dedication Of Their New Barnyard Exhibit; Activities Reopen Following Renovation From Flood Damage

The June 2012 flooding caused much devastation in the Twin Ports.  One public area that sustained both damage and attention was the Lake Superior Zoo - specifically the barnyard exhibit.

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Source:  Minnesota Department of Transportation
Source: Minnesota Department of Transportation
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Highway 210-Thompson Bridge Re-Opens

About 85 people braved the cold and the rain on Saturday to celebrate the reopening of the Highway 210/Thompson Bridge.

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Source:  Mandellbrad via flickr
Source: Mandellbrad via flickr
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Knife River’s Popular Country Christmas Tour Of Homes On Hold This Year Due To Flood

If you've been looking for a date for the annual Knife River tour of homes - you'll have to look until next year.  The 2012 version of A Country Christmas on the North Shore has been put on hold and is taking the year off.

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Source:  MN Photos via flickr
Source: MN Photos via flickr
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Highway 210 Bridge At Thompson Scheduled To Reopen In Early December, Following Damage From June Flood

A six-month rehabilitation program is nearly complete and officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation have announced that the Highway 210 Bridge at Thompson is scheduled to be re-opened in early December

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Source:  K Praslowicz via flickr
Source: K Praslowicz via flickr
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Northland Non-Profits To Get Help From Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation And The Margaret A Cargill Foundation

Northland non-profits will see additional help in their on-going flood-recovery, following a joint donation from the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation and the Margaret A Cargill Foundation.  $500,000 - the largest outside donation to date from the agency - will address a wide-variety of needs these non-profits have.

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Source:  UW-Superior via flickr
Source: UW-Superior via flickr
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Don’t Forget: This Saturday Is The Tailgate to Recovery Benefit To Help Victims of Flood Damage in Superior

 

Victims of the June flood will be in the spotlight on Saturday as Tailgate to Recovery happens in the "green space" between WITC and the University of Wisconsin-Superior's Marcovich Wellness Center.  A group of Superior Senior High School students have chosen to help their friends and neighbors with their Senior Project;  In conjunction with the City of Superior, the Superior-Douglas County Chamber of Commerce, and the United Way - they've organized this benefit for Saturday, October 13th.

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Source:  UW-Superior via flickr
Source: UW-Superior via flickr
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Tailgate to Recovery to Benefit Victims of Flood Damage in Superior

A group of Superior Senior High School students have chosen to help their friends and neighbors with their Senior Project;  In conjunction with the City of Superior, the Superior-Douglas County Chamber of Commerce, and the United Way - they've organized a benefit fundraiser called "Tailgate to Recovery" - which will be held Saturday, October 13th in the "green space"area between WITC and UWS.

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