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Data: Nov. 27, 2017
December 30, 2017
City of Worthington awarded funds for flood mitigation
WORTHINGTON — After being on the waiting list for more than two years, the city of Worthington was notified this week it will receive $2.5 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency funds, distributed through a state program for flood mitigation.
December 30, 2017 - 7:45am
October 3, 2016
Federal lawmakers announce more than $2.1 million in funding
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Reps. Collin Peterson and Tim Walz, have announced $2,140,754 in federal funding to repair electrical utilities damaged in southwest Minnesota during the severe winter storm of 2013. Following the ice storms that...
October 3, 2016 - 9:25pm
May 13, 2016
NCE to receive FEMA disaster aid
WORTHINGTON — After two rounds of appeals for disaster aid to the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) following the April 2013 ice storm, Nobles Cooperative Electric (NCE) was recently notified that FEMA is partially granting the appeal for up to $2.5 million. The next...
May 13, 2016 - 9:22pm
June 2, 2015
More funds authorized to clean up railroad ties
WORTHINGTON — After working through an initial $20,000 to remove railroad ties along the short-line railroad owned by Buffalo Ridge Regional Rail Authority (Rock and Nobles counties), Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday authorized additional funds to continue the cleanup efforts. Because...
June 2, 2015 - 9:26pm
March 10, 2015
FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter Program grant funds available
WORTHINGTON — Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council Inc. (SMOC), the community action agency serving Murray, Nobles, Pipestone and Rock counties, was awarded federal funds through the FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. The funds are to supplement emergency...
March 10, 2015 - 9:37pm
September 24, 2014
Battling the flood
WORTHINGTON — While the June flood is in the past for most local residents, some are still seeing damage from the aftermath. One significant...
September 24, 2014 - 8:45pm
July 28, 2014
Letter: State rep provides disaster relief update
By District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake Recently I was briefed on the status of southwestern Minnesota disaster relief and thought I’d share what I learned with you. As a result of last month’s flooding, President Obama declared a major disaster in eight Minnesota...
July 28, 2014 - 5:22pm
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
Minnesota federal flood aid likely, but homeowners in question
ST. PAUL — Local governments across Minnesota and state agencies should receive federal aid to recover from widespread flooding last month, but it is not so clear where homeowners stand. Commissioner Mary Tingerthal of the Minnesota Housing Finance Authority said Tuesday that...
July 1, 2014 - 9:02pm
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
June 18, 2014
Branstad surveys NW Iowa flood damage
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Gov.
June 18, 2014 - 8:57pm
June 25, 2013
FEMA backs away from reimbursements
WORTHINGTON -- Even though they were told differently, cities in southwest Minnesota may not be reimbursed for regular work hours related to April's ice storm. It's a change that would cost cities thousands of dollars. "We had been at the applicant briefings, as well in Jackson...
June 25, 2013 - 10:15pm
May 23, 2013
AmeriCorps members to assist FEMA locally
WORTHINGTON -- After spending a few months in New Jersey helping with FEMA efforts after Hurricane Sandy, eight AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian...
May 23, 2013 - 11:26pm
May 22, 2013
FEMA ice storm reimbursement period begins
WORTHINGTON -- The clock has started. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) met Wednesday morning and afternoon with officials from...
May 22, 2013 - 4:45pm
May 15, 2013
WORTHINGTON -- After discussions with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the city of Worthington will take...
May 15, 2013 - 10:36pm