|Local News||Wed, 28 Sep 2016|
Cedar Rapids fends off flood damage with temporary barriers
Flood damaged debris is piled up in a parking lot at the Waseca County Fairgrounds Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, in Waseca, Minn.
Rare pair of mega-rains leave behind mega-pains
Live long enough and you'll see almost everything. Even two "mega-rains" in one year.
PAACO offers auditor certification for common swine industry audit
The Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization announced that it will offer the first in a series of training courses beginning in October to certify auditors to conduct the Common Swine Industry Audit . The first two training sessions will be held at the University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center in Waseca, Minnesota, and are scheduled for October 25-27 and December 6-8, 2016.
Waseca Flooding More Costly Than Originally Projected
Waseca County's emergency management director, Nancy Lageson, tells The Free Press of Mankato that the county's assessment has doubled since last week's heavy rain, with at least 75 percent of the homes in the area damaged by flooding. A line nearly 200 yards long of trucks and cars filled with wet carpets, furniture and waterlogged TVs and appliances was lined up Monday at the city's debris dump site.