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April 29, 2013
Grassley asks for disaster declaration
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley has asked the president to grant the request made by Iowa Gov.
April 29, 2013 - 11:42pm
U of M Tree workshop is Wednesday
WORTHINGTON -- University of Minnesota Extension will host a tree assessment workshop from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, at the University of Minnesota Extension Regional Center, 1527 Prairie Dr., Worthington. Topics to be covered include assessing ice damaged trees, tree diseases and...
April 29, 2013 - 11:41pm
April 28, 2013
FEMA's ice storm damage estimate: $26.2 million
WORTHINGTON -- According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), more than $26 million worth of damage was done across southwest Minnesota during the April winter storm. In a letter to President Barack Obama, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday asked that a major disaster...
April 28, 2013 - 11:24pm
April 24, 2013
City awards cleanup bid
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council awarded bids for disaster response and recovery services as well as site management during a special meeting Wednesday morning. The council also set a final date of May 31 for all debris to be put to the boulevard. The disaster response...
April 24, 2013 - 9:35pm
April 23, 2013
How to deal with storm damaged trees
WORTHINGTON -- Residents of southwest Minnesota experienced ice and snow storms in early April that severely damaged urban and rural trees. After the initial storm cleanup, it is important that homeowners assess potentially hazardous trees. Helpful web sites include: www.dnr.state.mn.us/treecare/maintenance/stormdamage.html...
April 23, 2013 - 11:05pm
Cleanup assistance offered by churches
WORTHINGTON -- The Global Compassion Network, in conjunction with local churches and Love In the Name of Christ, is offering assistance with tree and debris removal for anyone in need. Priority will be given to people who are not physically able or who cannot financially afford...
April 23, 2013 - 11:03pm
FEMA officials pay visit
WORTHINGTON -- As Tasha Domeyer added up the cost to her town, the number she came up with was very large. "We had about $1.2 million," the...
April 23, 2013 - 10:43pm
Bank to give away trees
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County residents looking to replace trees lost during the April 9 ice storm can capitalize on the generosity of a local bank. First State Bank Southwest will host a Replant a Tree Community Program on Friday, during which more than 1,000 trees will be given...
April 23, 2013 - 12:05am
April 22, 2013
WORTHINGTON -- In a worst-case scenario, city of Worthington Forester Scott Rosenberg estimates 50 percent of the city's trees will be lost as...
April 22, 2013 - 11:59pm
April 17, 2013
Image: A 'thank you' meal
Members of the Grand Prairie Rockets 4-H Club serve supper to the linemen who have been helping restore power to Nobles Cooperative Electric members Wednesday night at the co-op office north of Worthington. During the last week, the cooperative received numerous donations of water...
April 17, 2013 - 11:14pm
School closings from ice storm leave administrators tacking on days
WORTHINGTON -- John Landgaard has seen ice and snow like last week's before. "In 1996, we were living in northwest Minnesota when the ice storm came through," said the District 518 Superintendent Wednesday morning. "It was a very similar type of situation. The roads were so full...
April 17, 2013 - 9:00pm
Update: 258 Nobles Co-op Electric customers without power
1 p.m. Wednesday update: WORTHINGTON - As of 1 p.m., 258 members of Nobles Cooperative Electric are without power. We hope if bad weather doesn't move in, and things go right, to get all members affected to less than 100 by this evening. 8 a.m. Wednesday: WORTHINGTON - Crews from...
April 17, 2013 - 8:37am
April 16, 2013
Image: Tall order
April 16, 2013 - 11:02pm
When a tree falls
WORTHINGTON -- In the aftermath of last week's storm, cleanup crews aren't the only ones with a heavier work load.
April 16, 2013 - 10:59pm
Update: Nobles Co-op Electric outages down to 587
WORTHINGTON -- As of 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nobles Cooperative Electric reported just 587 households without power. At the height of the outages following last week's ice storm, more than 3,500 members were without power. More than 100 linemen are working to restore power. "Crews continue...
April 16, 2013 - 10:05am