Lawmakers OK millions to help areas rebuild from the weather
ST. PAUL -- State disaster relief is on its way to weather-damaged communities, but officials said they may be back for more help next year.
Legislators unanimously ap-proved $80 million in disaster relief during a special session Monday, with most heading to southern Minnesota communities hit by floods fed by record September rains.
Wadena and other communities affected by a June 17 tornado outbreak will get $6.6 million from the bill.
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