Break in Rapidan Dam Barrier Causes Upstream Safety Hazard
RAPIDAN, MINN - The public is being asked to stay away from the upstream area of the Rapidan dam for their own safety.
A portion of the Dam failed this morning due to excess water flow and debris
Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office says the timeline for repair of the boat barrier depends on the weather over the next couple weeks.
Any more rainfall will further delay the repairs to the barrier, which isn't expected to be completed for another two weeks according to the sheriff's office.
High–water levels have also caused Blue Earth County to issue no–wake restrictions for Lake George, Lake Ballantyne, Duck Lake, and Madison Lake.
The sheriff's office will continue to monitor water levels before lifting those restrictions.
----KEYC News 12