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Minnesota's constitutional officers on Wednesday approved a 30-day extension of a state emergency declaration for seven northwestern Minnesota counties experiencing flooding. The panel includes Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, from left, State Auditor Rebecca Otto, Gov. Tim Pawlenty, Lt. Gov. Carol Molnau and Attorney General Lori Swanson. Scott Wente photo

Pawlenty seeks speedy federal disaster aid

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ST. PAUL - State officials are ramping up their Red River Valley flood assistance and asking the federal government for similar efforts.

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As northwestern Minnesota communities fought rising floodwater amid rain and a snow storm, Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Wednesday sought an expedited federal disaster declaration.

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