Tag: Flood Control

Voyageurs National Park Places Hazard Markers and Lifts No Wake
Restriction on Namakan Basin

Lake levels within the Namakan Basin (Namakan, Kabetogama, and SandPoint Lakes) of Voyageurs National Park have receded to the level to allow for the lifting of the No-Wakerestriction on Kabetogama, Namakan, and Sand Point Lakes. As a precaution and courtesy, park staff encourage all boaters to reduce their wake when traveling near any docks or…
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July 6, 2022 0

Sandbagging Operations at Kerry Park

The Koochiching County Sheriff’s Office is announcing that residents in need of sandbags can goto Kerry Park (11 th St. and 6 th Ave., International Falls, MN) and load pallets of sandbags for theirhomes/property beginning on Friday, May 13 th .The Sheriff’s Office has been coordinating logistics and operations plans with the City ofInternational Falls,…
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May 17, 2022 0

FEMA Letter of Map Revisions to Be Complete for Halstad/Hendrum in Next Couple Months

Halstad, MN — Within the next couple of months, the cities of Halstad and Hendrum should officially be out of the 100 year floodplain. Road raises and levee work have been completed over the past couple of years and are now awaiting FEMA to officially sign off on the Letter of Map Revisions. The 90-day…
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January 27, 2021 0