|Emergency declared in Ghent|
By Becca Kolden, Special to the Mascot
GHENT, MN—At approximately 9 a.m. on Thursday morning, the village of Ghent officially declared a state of emergency. Flooding occurred around a majority of the perimeter of the city, over the bike trail as well in several homes.
One of the residences on the south side of town was being threatened by water as sandbaggers went to work.