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March 16, 2011

Flood prep: State will help, but locals are in charge

MANKATO — Bureaucratic red tape and partisan posturing are going on a vacation during this spring’s flood, Gov. Mark Dayton and an assembly of state and federal officials told dozens of local officials Tuesday in Mankato.

“We will support you,” state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Kris Eide said, “... as you deal with what is about to happen.”

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