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Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation to match up to $250,000 in flood relief donations

December 20, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation has awarded $250,000 toward continuing flood recovery efforts in the region.
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Lions clubs to the rescue

July 31, 2012 in Pine Journal

Nearly a month after record flash floods hit the Northland, the Lions clubs roared to the aid of a number of families in the area. Continue Reading

Volunteers to chart 44 Duluth streams to assess flood damage

July 15, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

By the end of this week, Judy Gibbs aims to assemble a detailed picture of how Duluth’s 44 streams came through the recent floods, but she’ll need plenty of help to make that happen.
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‘Flood the Lot’ fundraiser to aid disaster victims

July 11, 2012 in Pine Journal

It wasn’t a matter of if, just a matter of when.
That’s what Adam Bailey, owner of The Jack in downtown Cloquet, felt about spearheading an event to raise funds for the county’s Flood Relief Fund, in support of the residents of Carlton County who lost their homes and possessions following the recent flooding.
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Assessors tally private property damage before FEMA flood visit

July 9, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Northland officials are scrambling to assess the damage floodwaters caused to private property as they prepare for another visit by representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday. That visit might open the tap for federal aid to flow to area property owners.
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Foundation offers grants to nonprofits hit by flood

July 6, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Kyrie Sherman has been rebuilding her life with her two children this year with the help of Duluth’s American Indian Community Housing Organization. But she hit a major setback June 20 when her first-floor apartment was flooded. Continue Reading

From under the muck left by the flood, volunteer spirit shines through

July 5, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Sharon Dwyer is happy the East Sixth Street home in Duluth that has been in her family for 66 years was declared structurally sound after the flood and grateful for the volunteers who shoveled up mud this week from a collapsed wall in her basement.
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How you can help

July 3, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

For people looking for ways to help, here are other groups accepting donations and volunteers.
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Flood briefs: Red Cross flood recovery efforts continue

June 30, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The initial disaster response is over, but residents affected by the Northland flooding continue to have emergency needs, the Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross said in a news release.
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Dayton returns to Duluth today to explain federal aid rundown

June 28, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Gov. Mark Dayton will visit Duluth again today to talk about the federal disaster designation process. Continue Reading