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Tree Falls On Homeowner’s Garage In Richfield

A tree fell onto a homeowner’s garage in Richfield, Minn. Saturday afternoon due to strong winds. The house was located around 67th Street and Clinton Avenue South. Power lines were also downed in that area, knocking out power.

06/14/2014

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3 Years After North Mpls. Tornado, Herons Are Flourishing

Three years ago on Thursday, a devastating tornado ripped through north Minneapolis, tearing up trees, knocking down homes and killing two people.

05/22/2014

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Tornado Reported In Western Minn., Rural Farms Damaged

The National Weather Service says it has received a report of a tornado sighting in western Minnesota.

03/31/2014

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It’s Time To Start Thinking About Ice Dams

You may not even want to think about it, but winter is right around the corner. WCCO-TV meteorologist Chris Shaffer says we could see our first frost by this weekend.

10/15/2013

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Red Wing High School Vandalized Overnight

Authorities are investigating after graffiti was found on the outside of Red Wing High School and the soccer fields were damaged.

09/30/2013

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Diesel Company Suffers A Costly And ‘Cowardly’ Attack

First Fuel Banks said hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage was done to two of their locations after someone poured an unknown substance into diesel storage tanks, authorities say. The St. Cloud Police Department is seeking any information on finding who intentionally contaminated the fuel at the First Fuel locations at Lincoln Avenue and Waite Park on Friday.

08/27/2013

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St. Louis Park Offers $500 To Find Rock-Throwing Suspects

After numerous incidents of rocks being throwing through moving car windows in St. Louis Park, authorities are offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of those involved. St. Louis Park reports that two incidents took place on Monday night between 10 and 11:30 p.m. Then there were another five reports of rocks thrown through passing car windows between 3 and 10:10 p.m. on Tuesday.

08/23/2013

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Powerful Storm Pounds Thief River Falls In NW MN

A line of powerful thunderstorms caused significant damage as it moved through the northwestern Minnesota city of Thief River Falls on Friday evening.

07/12/2013

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FEMA To Assess Minnesota’s Storm Damage

Minnesota may get federal help to clean up from last month’s severe storms and flash floods. A powerful wind and rain storm downed hundreds of trees and knocked out power to more than a half-million homes and businesses last month.

07/02/2013

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Power Still Out? Tips To Avoid Heat, Plus Food Safety

Friday’s storms knocked out power to more than half a million Minnesotans and days later, thousands of customers are still in the dark. The city of Minneapolis wants to make sure those without power are staying safe — in the heat and with the food they have left.

06/24/2013

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72,500 Xcel Customers Still Without Power In MN

Yet another round of thunderstorms hit thousands of home still without power Sunday morning, leaving many with more storm damage and others fighting flash flooding.

06/23/2013

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Durant Visits Lynx Game, Says He’ll Donate $1M To Tornado Relief

NBA superstar Kevin Durant, of the Oklahoma City Thunder, was court side on Tuesday in Minneapolis, watching Monica Wright of the Lynx take on Connecticut. Durant calls Oklahoma City his “home” and said he drives through the city most affected by Monday’s massive tornado damage – Moore – all the time.

05/21/2013

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Lakeville School Closed For The Year After Water Main Break

Elementary school students and staff in Lakeville, Minn. had to evacuate to another school after a water main break caused “a considerable amount of damage,” according to a school official.

05/13/2013

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High Winds Create ‘Ice Tsunami’ On Mille Lacs Lake

Strong, northwesterly winds have pushed the ice from Lake Mille Lacs on to land, damaging several homes in the process. The southeastern shoreline of Mille Lacs has been hit the hardest, with locals referring to it as an “ice tsunami.”

05/11/2013

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Nobles Co. To Be Out Of Power For Extended Period

Power company officials say Murray County area residents should have energy restored Sunday, but it’s still unclear when Nobles County will be restored.

04/13/2013

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