(St. Paul, MN)  --  The Minnesota Senate today (Thursday) unanimously approved ten-million dollars to replenish the state's depleted Disaster Assistance Contingency Fund.  East Grand Forks Republican Mark Johnson said this is a critical bill "especially this year as we see flood waters rising in southern Minnesota. I know we're gonna be seeing that going forward here in northwest Minnesota especially."  Senator Julie Rosen of Vernon Center says lawmakers will continue monitoring the flood situation across Minnesota as they set the state budget.

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