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Deluge In The Dark: How Rushford, Minnesota recovered from the flood of 2007 Video included

It was a beautiful Friday night in Rushford, Minnesota, August 19, 2007.   Residents were aware that rain was predicted for the next day; but, they had no idea what was about to happen. 

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Deluge In The Dark: Winona County and tragedy in Stockton Video included

For former Winona County Sheriff Dave Brand, the events surrounding the devastating floods of 2007 are something he'll never forget. 

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Deluge in the Dark: The flash flood of Gays Mills Video included

The flash flood of 2007 in Gays Mills forever changed the landscape of the town and the people who live there.  

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Deluge in the Dark: The Partington family survives Video included

Its hard for people not affected by a tragedy such as the historic flooding of 2007 in Southeast Minnesota and Southwest Wisconsin to experience the terror and heartbreak of those who were. The story of the Partington family of Brownsville Minnesota perhaps comes closest to making that connection because it played out before our eyes. 

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Deluge in the Dark: Rebuilding Como Falls Park Video included

The flood waters of August 2007 caused Como Falls in Hokah, Minnesota to seep into the city. 

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Flood victim's family remembers him 10 years later

Seven people died the weekend of August 18th, 2007 in what is considered one of the worst flash floods in Minnesota history. 

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Deluge In The Dark: Why we are susceptible to flooding Video included

What makes our unique area so susceptible to dangerous flooding events? 

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Deluge in the Dark: Surviving the Brownsville mudslide Video included

It wasn't storm water that did the most damage in Brownsville, Minnesota, it was mud. 

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Deluge In The Dark: Slide Show: Then and Now

This slide show contains photos from 2007 followed by what the areas look ten years later.

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