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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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2012 Duluth Flood As Captured on Instagram By Local Residents [PHOTOS]

Today marks the 5th anniversary of the devastating flooding that hit the Twin Ports and surrounding area.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Can You Believe It’s Been 5 Years Since The Flood Of 2012 [ PHOTO GALLERY]

It was 5 years ago that the rain started to fall and continued until there was between 7 and 9 inches in less than 24 hours.  I remember driving to work thinking nothing of it until I started to see pictures of huge sink holes, big enough to swallow a whole car.  It lead to days without power for some residents, the Lake Superior Zoo lost animals and Jay Cooke State Park will never be the same. 

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Douglas County Seeking Flood Damage Estimates

Douglas County wants to know about your flood damage - following last weeks torrential rainfall.  The Emergency Management Communications General Services Office is collecting damage reports from both private homes and businesses.

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Missouri Confronts Major Flooding in 16 Counties as Rivers Crest
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MNDOT And WISDOT Close Highway Between Hinckley To Danbury Due To Flooding

Cresting waters on the St. Croix River have caused the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to jointly close the route between Hinckley and Danbury.  High water at the bridge is causing the closure.

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DJPerry
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City Of Duluth Looks For Input On Stewart Creek Stabilization Project; Affects Of June 2012 Flood Are Still Being Addressed

It'll be two years this June, but local residents and governments are still dealing with the after-affects of the June 2012 Flood.  An opportunity exists for you to make your voice heard in regards to the Stewart Creek Stabilization Project that has been proposed by the City of Duluth.

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Youtube
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Duluth Mayor Don Ness Offers a Message on the State of Recovery One Year After the June 2012 Flood [VIDEO]

A year ago today, community members found themselves shellshocked by the extensive damage that followed intense rainfall overnight June 19-20, 2012. In the year since the flood, much progress has been made, but as Duluth Mayor Don Ness says, there is still a long road ahead in achieving full recovery for the city.

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Enjoy The Lake Superior Zoo For Free June 20th

It was only a year ago when we were hearing stories of animals that had escaped on to Grand Ave. and were disrupting traffic. When the water went back down and the damage was tolled, 14 animals had lost their lives and the Lake Superior Zoo was in disarray.

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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:  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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. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Top Ten Emergency Preparedness Gifts For The Holidays That Show You Care

All to many injuries occur during the Holiday's and often times the key is preparedness Here are some things we all can do to protect ourselves according to the Division Of Emergency Management.These also make just great for gifts for the Holiday Season.

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photo credit big-swede-guy-2
photo credit big-swede-guy-2
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Highway 2 On Duluth Side Is Closed Until Further Notice

Some roads and highways still continue to need help and are dangerous. MNDOT says they will keep Hwy 2 closed on the Duluth side until it can be made safe again.

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photo credit Big-Swede-Guy
photo credit Big-Swede-Guy
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Closure On I-35 To Repair From Flood Damage

If you plan to make a trip on I-35 going south you will encounter a slow down. This particular closure is to help fix the road, but started from the flooding.

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