CAPITOL CHATTER Updated: Dayton asks federal government for storm loans
Gov. Mark Dayton wants the federal Small Business Administration to make low-interest loans available to repair home and business with flood and other June storm damage as state leaders aim for a spec... Posted on 8/15/12 at 11:35 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Four days in the life of a reporter
More than a few times over the last four days, I had to remind myself to just take a deep breath and exhale slowly everythings gonna be all right.
From Friday afternoon through Monday noon, I logged... Posted on 5/7/12 at 8:01 PM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING The Hail With It
Friday's rainstorm prompted interesting scanner chatter, but it also left me with a minor dilemma, as I was uncertain how to describe for my story the bits of hail that fell on Jamestown.
The hailsto... Posted on 8/15/11 at 6:00 AM
STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE Stormy reflections
I’ve just been reading about the storm damage in our neighboring Iowa counties to the south and marveling that — although there was major damage sustained — it appears no one was kil... Posted on 6/28/10 at 7:23 AM
Time to be aware of severe weather
WORTHINGTON — Tornados, straight-line winds, thunderstorms, crippling heatwaves, hailstorms and floods are the threats to recognize and protect yourself against during Severe Weather Awareness Week, April 19-23.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The National Weather Service has canceled the winter weather advisory affecting southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa, but areas of freezing drizzle will persist through Thursday morning.
This week’s storm has nothing on infamous 1888 event WORTHINGTON — A list of Minnesota winter storms compiled by the Minnesota Climatology Work Group dates back to 1835 and chronicles drastic temperature drops, high winds, blinding snow and lives lost.
WORTHINGTON — The warnings began days ago. Ice. Heavy snow. High winds. Some meteorologists have referred to the expected bad weather as “the Blizzard of the Century” and “the worst storm in 25 years.”
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for counties in Iowa, including Lyon, Osceola, Dickinson, and O'Brien counties, from 7 p.m. tonight until Friday morning.
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