Teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state’s emergency management division continue to assess the flood damage, MPR’s Tim Nelson is reporting this afternoon.
This is the iconic image of the still-unfolding disaster:
That’s not going to buff out.
The close-up photos of the bridge adjacent to the Lake Shady dam in Oronoco have been posted to the Facebook page of Minnesota’s Homeland Security Emergency Management agency. There is also an album of pictures from the Civil Air Patrol of Highway 169 in the St. Peter area.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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