1. Multi-Agency Resource Center for Flood Affected Residents Open June 24 & 25

    A multi-agency resource center will be open to flood affected residents on Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25 at the Ranier Community Hall, 2099 Spruce St. Read on...
  2. FLOOD UPDATE: What Now? On the Road to Recovery

    While Rainy Lake and other area waterways have peaked, waters are not expected to return to normal summer levels for six to eight weeks. Here are the next steps and what the Emergency Response Team is doing, as well as what you can do. Read on...
  3. Flood Update: Sandbag Operations Winding Down, National Guard Demobilizing

    Rainy Lake has crested and is expected to begin receding, barring no severe weather events. With a decrease in demand for sandbags, operations at Kerry Park are shutting down for the time being. National Guard Members are demobilizing this evening. Read on...
  4. NOTICE: Sandbags Self-Serve Only on Sunday, June 12

    NOTICE - Sandbags at Kerry Park will be self-serve only Sunday, June 12. A substantial supply of pre-filled bags has been prepared over the course of this week for residents to be able help themselves, and allow staff and volunteers a day off Sunday. Read on...
  5. Public Health Flood Information Resource Guide

    Koochiching Co. Public Health has compiled a number of flood information resources to assist residents. From info on everything from disinfecting flood-contacted materials to safe drinking water to helping children cope with emergencies. Read on...
  6. Saturated Ground in Flood-Affected Areas Presents Greater Risk for Downed Trees, Beware of Power Lin

    With saturated soil conditions due to flood conditions, trees can become weaker as the root base doesn’t have the holding power they normally have, making them much more susceptible to strong winds. Trees and power lines are never a good combination. Read on...
  7. Volunteers Should Bring Own Protective Gear, Reserve List of Sandbag Placement Volunteers Needed

    Volunteers coming from out of town are encouraged to come prepared with rubber boots, hip boots and/or chest waders, along with sunscreen and bug spray. To be prepared for additional flood management needs, a volunteer reserve list is being developed. Read on...
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