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Raising hope for flood victims and humanity

July 7, 2013 in Pine Journal

The “One Common Hope” flood relief video debuted the afternoon of the Moose Lake Area Music Festival on June 22. Continue Reading

Presbyterians flock to Moose Lake to ‘Flood Homes with Hope’

June 28, 2013 in Pine Journal

Northland-area Presbyterians headed to Moose Lake this week to repair homes still suffering from damage more than a year after last June’s historic rain and flooding.
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Flood is far from over for Thomson

June 21, 2013 in Pine Journal

A contractor started working on washed-out Vermilion Street last week. The bridge over state Highway 210, which had been closed until October, was down to one lane as finishing work took place. The Munger Trail, which served as the emergency access for Carlton ambulances while the bridge was closed, was torn up.
“No, we’re not back to what’s considered normal,” said Ruth Jorgenson, the town clerk.
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A year after the flood, Sappi emerges stronger and wiser

June 21, 2013 in Pine Journal

By the time last year’s St. Louis River flood waters crested late Thursday, June 21, the water had risen as high as three to four feet up the outside of the main office building of Sappi’s Cloquet mill. Continue Reading

Minnesota Power moves forward with flood repairs

June 21, 2013 in Pine Journal

Minnesota Power, a division of ALLETE Inc. (NYSE: ALE), said this week that it expects to have its largest hydro station, which has been out of commission due to flooding one year ago, partially back in operation by the end of this year and fully restored in 2014.
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Falcons nest again at Sappi – with a few adjustments

June 21, 2013 in Pine Journal

The year since last June’s flooding has brought new life and new hope to Carlton County. And nowhere is that as symbolically apparent as in a small nest near Sappi’s Cloquet mill.
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United Way of Carlton County announces major gift for flood relief

June 21, 2013 in Pine Journal

The United Way of Carlton County has given an additional $20,000 to the Regional Flood Fund, administered jointly by the United Ways in the region to help rebuild homes in the area damaged by last June’s flooding.
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Barnum turns heartache to hope

June 21, 2013 in Pine Journal

The town of Barnum took on a new face during last June’s catastrophic flooding ­­ a face that looked very much unlike the picturesque little town that epitomized many of the assets of northern Minnesota. Continue Reading

Flood repairs at Jay Cooke State Park extensive, ongoing

June 21, 2013 in Pine Journal

As water from torrential rainfall and Forbay Lake’s failure cascaded toward the St. Louis River’s lower elevation, it dramatically altered the park’s landscape and trails. Continue Reading

Community flood effort creates stronger bonds

June 20, 2013 in Pine Journal

Lori Koski and Sue Jordan of Barnum share a special bond one that has been made stronger from enduring hardships and overcoming challenges together. Continue Reading