DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol re-opened Highway 75 near Kent at 11 a.m. Monday.
Highway 75 closed last Thursday due to flooding.
Water over Highway 200 east of Mahnomen is slowly receding. The highway remains open, but motorists are urged to use extreme caution near Roy Lake and Twin Lakes Creek.
Statewide flood closures can be found at http://www.dot.state.mn.us/flood/
Every flood is dangerous. If you must travel, follow these safe driving practices:- Check www.511mn.org before traveling for information on road conditions, closures and detour routes.- Expect the unexpected – flash floods can occur anytime, anywhere.- Do not drive around barricades or into flooded areas.- If floodwaters rise around your car, abandon the car and move to higher ground, if you can do so safely.