Thunderstorms rattle Dawn Richards so much that she can’t even drive in the rain because such weather takes her back to the night of Aug. 18, …
RUSHFORD, Minn. — It was the biggest weekend of the year at Cushon’s Peak Campground, even if the rain kept the crowd smaller than usual.
A warming climate generates more powerful storms and less predictable flooding, a new climate regime that has rendered much of the nation’s infrastructure and planning increasingly inadequate. Flood maps need to be redrawn, homes and businesses moved. Storm sewers and catch basins can’t contain the runoff made greater and more powerful by ever more acres of row crops and pavement.
A decade has passed since one of the worst natural disasters Houston County has ever seen left residents treading in water. “It was like walki…
RUSHFORD — More than 70 years after graduating from Rushford High School, Herb Highum watched his alma mater cut the ribbon on its new school.
WINONA, Minn. — Long after retaining walls, bridges and roads have been repaired, Whitewater State Park is still seeing changes from the 2007 flood.
WINONA, Minn. — Beth Forkner Moe has always had a passion for helping after disasters, but as rain continued to pour on her Winona community A…