Recent Area News
The Cannon river is holding steady at just under 898 ft right now. Protocols are in place at Froggy Bottoms River Pub with their barriers up and areas of the west side of the Riverwalk are closed but so far there’s been no report of water coming into the businesses. There are areas of trails near the river that are also seeing some minor flooding. If the temperatures stay moderate during the day and cold at night, that will (more…)
411 PM CDT SAT MAR 16 2019
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR THE CANNON RIVER AT NORTHFIELD. * UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON. * AT 3:30 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 897.5 FEET. * MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. * FLOOD STAGE IS 897.0 FEET. * FORECAST…THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 898.0 FEET BY THIS EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TOMORROW MORNING. * IMPACT…AT 897.5 FEET…FLOOD WATERS REACH CARLETON COLLEGE SOCCER FIELDS. BABCOCK PARK NORTH OF DOWNTOWN BEGINS TO FLOOD
7:44pm Cancel Duluth Police Department missing person Helen Goods alert. Helen has been located deceased. Thank you to all who helped look for her.
The Duluth Police Department is asking for assistance in locating Helen Marie Goods, 77, of Duluth. Helen left her residence on foot in the 600 block of North 8th Ave. W around 7:30 or 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 14 and did not return. She has dementia so may be lost or confused and authorities are concerned for her welfare. Duluth PD is asking the public in the area to look along roadsides, properties, or places someone might seek shelter. She often uses public transportation. Helen is a black female, 5’4”, 170 pounds and was last seen wearing jeans, a striped black and blue shirt and a black winter coat with fur around the hood. If you think you have seen Helen or have information regarding her whereabouts please contact the Duluth PD at 218-625-3581 or dial 911.
As of 2:00 pm on March 15, 2019 the City of Cannon Falls issues with urban flooding have subsided. While there are a few areas where water is still pooling as a result of frozen ground, but over the past 24 hours the majority of areas the water is draining away and no longer a threat to property.
In the last 24 hours the Little Cannon River peaked and has (more…)