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Minnesota school accountability system up for review to meet federal standards
Upper Minnesota counties making progress, but rural needs remain
Keep wireless in mix to serve rural areas
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Yankees closer comes in to shut down Twins in tight game
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Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
August 27, 2017
Northwood is renewed but different 10 years after an EF4 tornado ripped through town
NORTHWOOD, N.D.—As mayor of Northwood in 2007, Rick Johnson remembers the reaction of many people when city officials and others held a...
August 27, 2017 - 6:27am
August 16, 2017
Heavy rains hit region, multiple tornados reported in state
Heavy rains were reported across west central Minnesota and the state Wednesday, which put a large area under a flood watch until late Wednesday night. Western Hennipin County was under a flood warning until 11:15 p.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service said the showers and...
August 16, 2017 - 10:02pm
July 25, 2017
Tornado victims rebuilding lives after storm ravages Wisconsin communities
CHETEK, Wis. — Ten weeks after a tornado turned her life and many of her belongings upside down, Shasta Westaby is set to start over this...
July 25, 2017 - 7:37am
July 18, 2017
Storms rip through Minnesota for second time in 6 days
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Tornado sirens sounded Monday night, July 17, as a severe thunderstorm rumbled through Douglas County. There were...
July 18, 2017 - 10:44am
July 12, 2017
Possible tornado leaves destructive wake through northwest Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — The sound of chainsaws could be heard loud and clear Wednesday, July 12, throughout northwest Alexandria after what...
July 12, 2017 - 12:42pm
June 13, 2017
Tornadoes sighted near Cyrus in western Minnesota
MORRIS — Two Cyrus firefighters and a Cyrus resident saw a tornado touch down Tuesday night about three miles west and three miles south...
June 13, 2017 - 10:06pm
Update: Twitter video of tornado Tuesday night in Stevens County
Here are some twitter links to video of June 13 tornado in Stevens County at about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Video 1 of Stevens County tornado - June...
June 13, 2017 - 9:43pm
June 5, 2017
There was a tornado coming, but this guy just kept mowing his lawn
Had it been a painting, the artist could’ve been criticized for failing to imagine a more nuanced metaphor to capture the perils of suburban...
June 5, 2017 - 8:47am
May 17, 2017
Deadly tornadoes claim lives in Wisconsin, Oklahoma
CHETEK, Wis. — Two people died in Wisconsin and Oklahoma after severe storms ravaged the Central United States Tuesday, May 16. The National...
May 17, 2017 - 11:26am
January 22, 2017
Deadly storms track across U.S. South, triggering tornados
Eleven people were killed in Georgia as severe storms tracked across the state, media outlets reported on Sunday, bringing the death toll from a dangerous weekend weather system to at least 16. Storms sweeping through southwest Georgia overnight left 11 people dead and 23 injured,...
January 22, 2017 - 12:06pm
August 29, 2016
Minnesota tornado captured on video
NOTE: This video contains graphic language. Thacher Paine and Laney Forness were driving back home to the Twin Cities area Sunday evening, Aug....
August 29, 2016 - 6:52am
August 15, 2016
At home on the diamond: Litchfield family keeps playing ball despite tornado damage to house
LITCHFIELD—Scott Marquardt was at his daughter's softball game in Kimball when his garage was torn apart by a tornado last month. His wife,...
August 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
July 14, 2016
Emergency fund launched for Meeker County tornado recovery
LITCHFIELD -- The Southwest Initiative Foundation and its community affiliate, Litchfield Area Community Foundation, have started an emergency...
July 14, 2016 - 12:20am
Update: Dayton assesses aftermath of Monday's storms, thankful no lives were lost
MEEKER COUNTY -- As Meeker County continues to clean up and assess the aftermath of Monday’s storms, state officials made their way through...
July 14, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Update: Gov. Dayton visits Litchfield to see storm damage, heads now to Watkins
Update 1 p.m.: LITCHFIELD -- Gov. Mark Dayton visited Litchfield today to meet with community members and a tour of the town to assess storm...
July 13, 2016 - 9:56am