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How prepared is Northfield for spring flooding?

City of Northfield spring flood preparedness public meeting City of Northfield spring flood preparedness public meeting
City of Northfield staff hosted a spring flood preparedness public meeting last night at City Hall. See:

Fox 9 TV news was at the meeting and has a report: Northfield Preps for Big Spring Floods. Jake Hvistendahl at Froggy Bottoms River Pub is featured, as well as Tim Isom, emergency management director for the City.

Let the sandbagging begin: heavy rains saturate the area

Jake and Dave Hvistendahl Froggy Bottoms sandbag team
The soggy Froggy Bottoms boys, led by Jake and Dave Hvistendahl, are sandbagging today, as heavy rains overnight and throughout the morning hours have pushed the Cannon River over its banks along the Riverwalk in downtown Northfield.

See the album of 10 24 65 165 222 278 286 307 324 345 370 379 397 photos, the large slideshow, or this small slideshow:

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