HEALTHBEAT Young adults in the emergency room
Who goes to the emergency room - and why?
A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sheds some light on emergency room use last year among a subset of folks not typically ... Posted on 5/25/12 at 10:28 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Nationwide emergency test coming Monday
Minnesota media will take part in the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System on Wednesday.
The test should be on nearly every radio and television channel, but outdoor sirens are not sch... Posted on 11/4/11 at 11:58 AM
REPRINT 1934: Youthful Victim Loses Fast Race with Death
Austrid Peterson, 18, of Rake, died despite the best efforts of authorities to save his life by bringing him to the University hospital in Minneapolis at the breakneck speed (for 1934) of 80 miles pe... Posted on 10/24/09 at 12:00 AM
The Nobles County Emergency Operations Center will be open on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
Groups or individuals in the community who are interested in volunteering to help with the clean-up effort are asked to contact the Nobles County Emergency Operation Center at 295-5359.
WORTHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently completed a remapping of Nobles County’s flood plain. The maps are used to determine which properties in the cities and rural areas of the county are now at greater risk for flooding.
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans filling and stacking sandbags are backed by a nearly invisible around-the-clock state operation coordinating everything from providing manpower to finding people to rescue horses.
WORTHINGTON — Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. (SMOC), the community action agency serving Murray, Nobles, Pipestone and Rock counties was awarded $9,020 in federal funds through the FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.
Lyon, Osceola counties among those identified
DES MOINES, Iowa — Gov. Chet Culver is seeking a presidential disaster declaration for 28 Iowa counties, including Lyon and Osceola, saying snow and ice storms have already caused at least $26 million in damages.
WORTHINGTON — During a special meeting of the Nobles County Board Monday afternoon, commissioners adopted a resolution to complete a participation plan — the next step in the process toward implementing a new radio system.
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