Dayton to hold metro flood meetings

Gov. Mark Dayton has scheduled two meetings this week to discuss preparations for spring flooding in the metro area.

Dayton will meet Wednesday morning in South St. Paul and Wednesday afternoon in Stillwater. The governor will be joined by Kris Eide, Executive Director of the Minnesota Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, a representative from the Minnesota National Guard, and other local officials at both events. St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman will be attending the meeting in South Saint Paul.

In addition, Dayton will participate in a conference call on flood preparations today with Gov. Jack Dalrymple of North Dakota, Gov. Dennis Daugaard of South Dakota and Premier Greg Selinger of Manitoba.

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