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State grants storm aid in northern Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton has authorized $3.3 million to six Minnesota counties and three American Indian reservations for damage sustained in July storms. Dayton announced on Tuesday, Oct. 4, that money will go to governments to spend on damage to their facilities, not private...
October 4, 2016 - 8:33pm
July 9, 2015
Flood funding arrives
WORTHINGTON — More than a year after torrential rains caused considerable damage to farmland across southwest Minnesota, a Presidential Disaster...
July 9, 2015 - 8:33pm
March 26, 2015
Iowa on alert: New notification system provides emergency info in new ways
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — In an effort to keep citizens informed in the event of severe weather or other emergencies, the state of Iowa has rolled out a new Alert Iowa system free to each of the state’s 99 counties. So far 80 have signed on for the program, including Dickinson and...
March 26, 2015 - 8:15pm
January 29, 2015
Meeting slated Monday for disaster applicants
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Emergency Management will host a Transition Brief for applicants involved in the federal disaster declaration DR-4182 following the high precipitation storms that occurred in June 2014 at 1 p.m. Monday in the Farmers Room in the lower level of the Nobles...
January 29, 2015 - 9:09pm
December 18, 2014
Minnesota leaders look for $9 million for 2014 disasters
ST. PAUL — One of the first actions Minnesota legislators likely will take when they convene next month is approving nearly $9 million to help local governments pay for early-summer flooding that hit much of the state. Gov. Mark Dayton said that $3 million legislators set aside...
December 18, 2014 - 8:51pm
October 7, 2014
WORTHINGTON — Four maintenance workers on the Nobles County Public Works staff were recognized during Tuesday’s Board of Commissioners meeting...
October 7, 2014 - 10:09pm
September 9, 2014
No special session expected for disaster
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s new disaster fund may be enough to reimburse local governments for early-summer flood-fighting costs until legislators return to work Jan. 6. That is the gist of a Tuesday memorandum from the state finance commissioner and emergency management director. The...
September 9, 2014 - 8:16pm
August 11, 2014
Minnesota planning ‘Bakken awareness 101’
LITTLE CANADA — Minnesota emergency services personnel will be trained and equipped in a few years to deal with oil train disasters, but the governor worries about what could happen before then. “If the accident would just wait for two years, three years, four years, boy, would...
August 11, 2014 - 10:19pm
August 5, 2014
Klobuchar talks flood damage
WORTHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) met with officials Tuesday from Rock, Nobles, Jackson and Murray counties for an update on...
August 5, 2014 - 8:18pm
July 21, 2014
Obama declares major disaster
ST. PAUL — President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in Minnesota on Monday after widespread flooding across the state, bringing federal aid to Nobles, Rock, Jackson, Murray and Pipestone counties. The president’s declaration, which came after a July 9 request from Minnesota...
July 21, 2014 - 9:52pm
July 17, 2014
Farmington leaders offer to host special session
ST. PAUL — Leaders of the southern Twin Cities suburb of Farmington offered Thursday to host a special legislative session to fund flood recovery. “Minnesota has a proud tradition of coming together to provide relief for those in need following natural disasters, and Farmington...
July 17, 2014 - 9:09pm
July 14, 2014
SBA offering disaster assistance
WORTHINGTON — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that low-interest federal disaster loans are available to northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota residents and business owners affected by severe storms, flooding, straight-line winds and tornadoes that occurred...
July 14, 2014 - 11:00pm
July 9, 2014
Dayton seeks disaster declaration
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday asked that counties damaged by floods last month be declared a presidential disaster area. Dayton also added 16 counties to the state disaster list, meaning 51 of Minnesota’s 87 counties reported damage from flooding that began...
July 9, 2014 - 10:00pm
July 2, 2014
LUVERNE — While Tuesday’s visit by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials was solely to collect damage estimates from governmental...
July 2, 2014 - 8:52pm
July 1, 2014
FEMA begins to tally flooding damage
LUVERNE — Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Minnesota’s office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management were...
July 1, 2014 - 8:56pm