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Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote
Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal
Bill O'Reilly to Return With Podcast on Monday
North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
Chappell birdies final hole to take Texas Open
Hicks' five RBIs help power Tigers past Twins
UMD's defensive corps, led by freshman Mikey Anderson, will be youthful next season
All about the details: Awards mount for Minnesota taxidermist
Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
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October 19, 2016
Dayton approves state disaster relief for Renville County
OLIVIA — Renville County will receive an estimated $309,525 in state disaster assistance for cleanup and repairs to public infrastructure...
October 19, 2016 - 4:51pm
October 4, 2016
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 Tuesday that money will go to governments to spend on damage to their facilities, not private property,...
October 4, 2016 - 8:26pm
September 29, 2016
Flood recovery funds available through USDA
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Farm Service Agency Executive Director Grant Herfindahl reminded farmers and ranchers this week of U.S. Department of Agriculture farm program benefits that may be available to help eligible producers recover from recent heavy rains and flooding. "These significant...
September 29, 2016 - 7:29am
September 7, 2016
Disaster aid coming to Chippewa, Yellow Medicine counties and Upper Sioux
ST. PAUL—Disaster aid will be on its way to Chippewa and Yellow Medicine counties and the Upper Sioux Community, Gov. Mark Dayton announced...
September 7, 2016 - 7:55pm
August 23, 2016
President Barack Obama tours Louisiana promises support
BATON ROUGE, La.—U.S. President Barack Obama walked door to door in an East Baton Rouge Parish neighborhood Tuesday, hugging people and...
August 23, 2016 - 7:45pm
April 12, 2016
Minnesota House plan would move $2 million in bird flu money to disaster fund
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House agriculture finance chairman wants to move nearly $2 million out of a fund set up to fight bird flu last year. Chairman Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, offered a plan under consideration so the money could be used for other agriculture disasters. “Right...
April 12, 2016 - 11:30pm
May 10, 2015
Residents evacuating from Delmont, S.D., after widespread tornado damage
DELMONT, S.D. — There are mangled trees, houses destroyed and a 100-year-old Lutheran church has collapsed. Delmont, a town of fewer...
May 10, 2015 - 4:24pm
January 23, 2015
Minnesota disaster relief passes Senate, 65-0
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators voted without opposition to send $17 million for flood recovery to 47 Minnesota counties and three American Indian reservations. Much of the money in the bill that passed 65-0 comes from money appropriated but not needed for previous disasters. It...
January 23, 2015 - 10:56pm
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas
ST. PAUL — More Minnesota counties likely will be added to a presidential flood disaster declaration.
July 23, 2014 - 12:16am
July 9, 2014
Dayton seeks presidential disaster declaration
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday asked that counties damaged by floods last month be declared a presidential disaster ar...
July 9, 2014 - 11:23pm
July 1, 2014
Minnesota federal flood disaster 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,...
July 1, 2014 - 11:02pm
FEMA begins to tally damage in southwestern Minn. counties
LUVERNE — Federal and state disaster officials conducted preliminary damage assessments Tuesday in southwestern Minnesota in the wake of flooding...
July 1, 2014 - 11:00pm
Flood damage assessment begins today, Renville County included
ST. PAUL -- Local, state and federal officials are beginning their assessment of June flood damages across Minnesota. The process begins with heavily hit southwestern Minnesota's Rock, Jackson, Nobles and Renville counties Tuesday and Wednesday. State Public Safety Department...
July 1, 2014 - 9:50am
June 23, 2014
Sun shines, but Minn.’s flood fight continues
ST. PAUL — Sunshine improved many water-logged Minnesotans’ spirits Monday, but a flood fight may continue all summer for some.
June 23, 2014 - 11:09pm
June 20, 2014
Dayton, Klobuchar, Franken visit flooded southwestern Minnesota
LUVERNE — Gov. Mark Dayton visited southwestern Minnesota on Friday along with other state and federal officials to address the impact of flooding...
June 20, 2014 - 10:58pm