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September 16, 2019
The bridge along 406th Avenue, also called Red Arrow Road, between 259th and 260th streets was wiped out by the flooding last week southwest of Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Damage totals climb for county following South Dakota flooding
September 16, 2019 - 5:25pm
September 13, 2019
Debra and Chad Olson are taken out of their home by Mitchell Firefighters Daniel Esh, left, and Shannon Sandoval on Friday morning on Loma Linda Drive just east of South Ohlman Street in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Ten rescued in and around Mitchell on Thursday night, Friday morning
September 13, 2019 - 6:16pm
Lee Schrank fixes a fence where a cow had gotten out the day before as water pours onto the pasture on the south side of Highway 38 in Hanson County on Friday morning. (Matt Gade / Republic)
South Dakotans take stock of damage as high water keeps pressure on
September 13, 2019 - 5:43pm
September 12, 2019
A car plows its way through the sitting water on East Havens in Mitchell on Thursday morning following the Wednesday night storms in the region. (Matt Gade / Republic)play button
Overnight storm causes more flooding, road closures in central South Dakota
September 12, 2019 - 12:23pm
July 24, 2019
South Dakota secures $6.7 million in federal funding for flood disaster
July 24, 2019 - 3:24pm
July 18, 2019
Jim Stone, Ph.D., is one of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology researchers whose study found mercury in some South Dakota lake sediments can increase during times of flooding. Stone stands next to a fish consumption advisory warning on a lake in South Dakota. Mike Ray /
South Dakota study finds mercury levels in lakes increase during flooding
July 18, 2019 - 1:27pm
July 15, 2019
A Brainerd police squad is parked near a washout that occurred in the midst of torrential rain Sunday night, July 14, at Washington and Chippewa streets. According to the police scanner, officials contacted the Minnesota Department of Transportation with concerns the westbound lanes of Washington Street were "severely compromised." Police worked to close the westbound portion from North Fourth Street to Northwest Fourth Street. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch
Washout shuts down Brainerd's Washington Street bridge in wake of storm: Flash flooding leads to rescue, funnel clouds spotted in lakes area
July 15, 2019 - 12:07pm
July 11, 2019
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz gets a tour of Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo, which had multiple areas damaged in flooding after recent heavy rain, Thursday, July 11, near Byron. Joe Ahlquist / Forum News Service
Walz gets look at southeastern Minnesota flooding, a possible $3 million to $4 million event
July 11, 2019 - 5:51pm
July 3, 2019
Lannie Mielke drives between flooded fields he farms near the James River. Unusually heavy rainfall is leaving fields underwater that suffered drought conditions last year. Aberdeen American News
A year after dealing with drought, South Dakota farmers battle wet fields
July 3, 2019 - 10:32am
July 1, 2019
Economics Benefits Specialist Renee Peters, left, and Hazard Mitigation Allen Turner work on their computers on Monday morning at the FEMA Mobile Recovery Center in Tabor. (Abbie Lambert / Republic)
FEMA opens Tabor assistance center to SD disaster victims
July 1, 2019 - 5:01pm
June 28, 2019
A driver pushes through floodwaters on Hwy. 52 shortly before it was closed on Friday, June 28, 2019, south of Pine Island, Minn. Andrew Link / Forum News Service
VIDEO: Cows swept away in southern Minnesota after heavy rains swell Zumbro River, close roads
June 28, 2019 - 5:30pm
June 24, 2019
Water is seen flooding farmland in an aerial photograph taken over Malden, Ill., on May 29, 2019.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Farm deluge starts to seep into America's fragile rural economy
June 24, 2019 - 10:21am
June 20, 2019
Flooding in many parts of the Upper Midwest, including Nebraska, shown here, has kept fields from being planted. The USDA announced June 20 that cover crops on prevented planting acres can be hayed, grazed or cut on Sept. 1 instead of Nov. 1. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
USDA will allow Sept. 1 grazing, haying of cover crops on prevented planting acres
June 20, 2019 - 1:05pm
June 10, 2019
Flood waters surround Lock and Dam 17 on the Mississippi River as seen in an aerial photograph taken near New Boston, Ill., on June 7, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Hundreds of barges stalled as floods hinder Midwest supplies
June 10, 2019 - 12:45pm
June 3, 2019
Feds award $1.5 million for flood-damaged S.D. roads, bridges
June 3, 2019 - 12:25pm