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Flood pressures ease in Moose Lake

Posted at 1:04 PM on June 22, 2012 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Weather

There's still flooding in counties southwest of Duluth but the latest National Weather Service dispatch shows things there are easing.

The city of Moose Lake -- an island on Thursday -- is no longer urging emergency-only travel and the town is accessible from the north along County Highway 61, according the latest weather service update.

Highway 61, though, remains closed from Rutledge to Sturgeon Lake. Towns south of Moose Lake are expected to see flooding, the weather service said.

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Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.

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