[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz has /governor/assets/Governor%27s%20Authorization%20Letter%20-%20Marshall_tcm1055-487746.pdfauthorized emergency assistance for Marshall County for damage sustained from a severe thunderstorm with heavy rains and flooding on May 19-20, 2021.

“The State of Minnesota stands ready to help Marshall County,” said Governor Walz. “We will work closely with local officials to ensure they have the resources and support that they need.”

Beginning May 19 and continuing through May 20, Marshall County was impacted by heavy rains and overland flooding. The storm caused extensive damage to public infrastructure, including road washouts and overwhelmed agricultural drainage ditches, and local municipal storm sewer systems.

The Department of Public Safety division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will work with Marshall County Officials to provide assistance as directed by the Governor.

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