The most current river reading data shows the smaller rivers feeding into the Minnesota going up in some cases over 4 feet in the past day. It does look like the water is starting to come this way. http://www2.mvr.usace.army.mil/WaterControl/new/layout.cfm
The above link is for a page on the Corps of Engineers site and for some readings they may be in different datum that those used by the NWS.
Choose St. Paul District/Minnesota River Basin from the pull down menus.
Redwood River at Russell, MN - MNDNR Station No. 27043001
as of 15:00 11.10 + 0.78 0.00
Cottonwood River at Lamberton, MN - MNDNR Station No. 29062002
as of 15:00 9.25 + 2.10 0.00
Cottonwood River near Springfield, MN - MNDNR Station No. 29015001
as of 15:00 20.31 + 4.19 0.00
* Cottonwood River at New Ulm, MN - USGS Station No. 05317000
as of 15:00 6.89 + 0.73
Blue Earth River at Rapidan, MN - USGS Station No. 05320000
as of 15:00 5.53 + 1.21
* Minnesota River at Mankato, MN
as of 15:00 9.61 + 1.52