Dayton declares state of emergency in 35 counties
Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency Thursday in 35 Minnesota counties, including Otter Tail County, in response to flooding and other problems related to heavy rainfall in recent days.
Dayton’s executive order makes a range of state resources available and engages state agencies in response efforts.
The governor directed the Minnesota National Guard to send 100 soldiers to Koochiching County to help in storm affected areas.
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