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Dayton declares flood emergency

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ST. PAUL -- Streams are rising across Minnesota, so Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday signed an executive order declaring flood emergencies in 46 counties, which allows the state to provide a variety of help to local governments.

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Areas around the Crow, Minnesota and Mississippi rivers face a second flood crest in coming days, and many places in northwestern Minnesota are bracing for initial crests of the Red River and other streams in the area this weekend or early next week.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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