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Mortgage Relief Available for Duluth Flood Victims

The Duluth News Tribune (DNT) published an article about assistance available to those facing foreclosures by the bank because they are unable to make mortgage payments due to the disaster. The article can be found here, but I have also quoted the article in it’s entirety below since people are required to sign up for membership to DNT’s website to view it (membership is free, but I am opposed to the idea of making it harder for people to view this kind of needed information): Continue reading Mortgage Relief Available for Duluth Flood Victims

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Flood 13 - 1st Ave Car

How to help victims of the flood in Duluth, MN

You may have heard of the flood in Duluth and you may have seen pictures all over the internet, the Weather Channel and newspapers. While our house was mostly unaffected, many people had 3′-4′ of standing water & sewage in their basements, ruining much of what they owned, not to mention all the damage to the actual homes. Cars were ruined (even swallowed whole in sinkholes) and residents of Duluth and surrounding communities lost a lot. In Duluth alone it’s estimated that public facilities damages will be over $50 million. I was able to capture pictures of some of the damage here and here. Continue reading How to help victims of the flood in Duluth, MN

Flood 5 - Third attempt at getting home, failed

Well, there’s a flood outside my door. Now what?

I thought it was impossible. A flood in Duluth? Hillside Duluth no less? Yep. It’s so bad, in fact, that our mayor has declared a state of emergency. Roads are washed away, vehicles are getting stuck all over the place, people can’t get to or from work and, very sadly, many zoo animals have drowned. Continue reading Well, there’s a flood outside my door. Now what?