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Several evacuated as central Minnesota experiences flooding

After overnight storms, parts of central Minnesota are experiencing flooding.A number of homes near the Little Elk River in the town of Randall had to be evacuated today, while a number of roads were closed off."There's water everywhere. It's completely insane. I've never seen anything like this," said Meghan Waldoch.Waldoch spent part of Friday afternoon trying to get to her mother-in-law's house. But it was no easy task. 230th Avenue leading into Randall was closed, and surrounding country roads were washed out."She's got 12 inches of water in her basement but she's doing okay," said Waldoch.In town, Jason Ganz couldn't...
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Sheriff: 30 Homes In Randall Evacuated Due To Flooding, Roads Remain Closed

(KNSI) – Around 30 homes had to be evacuated due to flooding after nearly eight inches of rain fell near Randall. The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office says they started getting reports of flooding in downtown Randall around 2:45 a.m. on Friday. Emergency personnel responded and began evacuating residences using rescue boats.

Roads closed due to flooding after storms in central Minnesota

Repeated rounds of thunderstorms late Thursday and early Friday brought flooding rain to parts of central Minnesota, along with hail and high winds. The National Weather Service relayed a report from law enforcement officials on Friday morning "that the Little Elk River is flooding in the town of Randall. Some residences are being evacuated ... due to the flooding."

Heavy rain causes mass flooding in Randall, Minnesota

RANDALL, Minn. — Crews in Morrison County are working to clear several roads around Randall, Minnesota after heavy rain overnight caused mass flooding. According to the Morrison County Sheriff's Office, all roads going to Randall are closed, as well as Highway 10 from Cushing to Randall after receiving about eight inches of rain.

Morrison County Sheriff’s Office June 24, 2022 – Flooding in Randall Area

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 6-24-2022 at approximately 2:44 am, their office started receiving reports of flooding in and around the city of Randall, MN. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the Randall area received approximately eight inches of rainfall which started to flood downtown Randall. Emergency...

Arson investigation underway at historic Compton Town Hall

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. (Valley News Live) - The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious fire near Deer Creek, Minnesota. They say a fire was reported around 3:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 23, at a structure along County Highway 73. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, Deer Creek and Bluffton Fire Departments responded to the Compton Town Hall.

Highway 10 Closed in Both Directions Between Randall and Cushing

The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol have closed Highway 10 in both directions between Randall and Cushing in Morrison County. The area received 12 inches of rain overnight Thursday and predicted storm activity could bring more rain by Saturday. MnDOT says Highway 10 will remain closed until further notice. East/west travelers should follow the alternate route between Little Falls and Motley as follows:

Minnesotans Asked to Leave Porch Lights on in Honor of Missing Long Prairie Woman

Minnesotans are being asked to leave their porch lights on overnight this weekend in honor of Jodi Huisentruit. On June 27th, 2022 it will mark the 27th anniversary of Long Prairie woman Jodi Huisentruit being abducted on her way to work in Mason City, Iowa. This year is especially hard considering Jodi was 27 when she was taken. The team that has dedicated its time to solving this case, FindJodi, is asking people to leave their porch lights on through June 27th in memory of the missing news anchor.

Highway 10 North of Randall Closed Due to Flooding

RANDALL -- Residents in Randall in Morrison County are dealing with flooding issues Friday morning. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office says they are checking on residents in the community after heavy rain fell overnight. Also, flood waters have covered Highway 10 in both the northbound and southbound lanes. The Minnesota...

Highway 10 Between Motley and Little Falls Closed Due to Flooding

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and Minnesota State Patrol enacted a road closure for Highway 10 today. Flooding on the road between Motley and Little Falls has caused it to close in both directions. MnDOT recommends for travelers in the area to follow the suggestion detours:. If drivers are...

Highway 10 closed Randall to Cushing in Morrison County due to water over road

BAXTER, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol has enacted a road closure on BOTH DIRECTIONS of Highway 10 between Highway 115 in Randall and Morrison County Road 117 in Cushing due to water over the road one mile west of Randall. The Highway will remain closed until further notice and traffic should seek alternate routes.

Highway 10 Closed Between Randall and Cushing

(KNSI) — Highway 10 between Highway 115 in Randall and Morrison County Road 117 in Cushing is closed in both directions due to flooding. Local officials ask people to avoid the area. The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol says the highway will remain closed until...

Big-time rain totals flood Highway 10 in central Minnesota

Nearly stationary thunderstorms dumped huge rain totals on central Minnesota Thursday night, and more rain and storms continue to impact the area Friday morning with more expected Friday night. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office posted pictures. "Multiple emergency personnel are out checking residences in the city of Randall due to...