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October 18, 2010
Update: Lawmakers approve flood, tornado relief
October 18, 2010 - 3:20pm
October 14, 2010
Disaster special session set for Monday
October 14, 2010 - 8:38am
Obama signs flood disaster declaration
October 14, 2010 - 12:00am
October 13, 2010
Obama signs flood disaster declaration
October 13, 2010 - 11:16pm
July 9, 2010
School buses are crushed and buried beneath debris near the Community Center and Wadena-Deer Creek High School following last Thursday's tornado, Wednesday, June 23, 2010 in Wadena, Minn. The list of damage caused by last week's tornadoes in Minnesota continued to grow. The Freeborn County American Red Cross chapter released a new damage assessment and increased the number of damaged structures from 60 to 200. Officials say more than 200 homes in the Wadena area were also damaged by the tornadoes that ha...
Disaster center set up in Wadena after June 17 tornado
July 9, 2010 - 11:06am
March 26, 2010
Letter: Impressive effort to fight floods
March 26, 2010 - 12:00am
March 11, 2010
Lawmaker: Disaster program should be established before flooding
March 11, 2010 - 10:15am
September 19, 2009
The Chippewa River offers a scenic setting as it meanders along the Smith Addition and Lagoon Park in Montevideo. Its flood-swollen waters topped the banks and flooded more than 100 homes in the Smith Addition and threatened the city's water pumping station. Montevideo has since removed 130 homes in the community that were in the areas most vulnerable to flooding. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Montevideo gaining ground in flood mitigation
September 19, 2009 - 12:00am
May 28, 2009
Farmers may seek low-interest disaster loans
May 28, 2009 - 12:00am
April 4, 2009
Flood relief info available online
April 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Letter: Remembering the victims
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
Gusty winds during the July 30 storm caused a grain bin and catwalk at the Clara City Farmers Elevator to topple and block a portion of state Highway 23 in Clara City. That same storm caused extensive agricultural losses, and a disaster has been designated in five area counties. The designation makes farmers eligible for emergency loans through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency. (Tribune file photo by Bill Zimmer)
Agricultural disaster designated in five counties after July 30 storm
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am