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Disaster Declaration

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Minn. Counties Hit By June Storms Get Federal Help

President Obama has signed a federal disaster declaration for 18 Minnesota counties hit hard by severe storms, high winds and flooding in late June. The declaration issued Thursday makes federal disaster aid available to state and eligible local governments.

07/25/2013

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Gov. Dayton Requests Disaster Declaration

Gov. Mark Dayton is asking for a major federal disaster declaration for 18 Minnesota counties hit by flash flooding and severe storms in June.

07/17/2013

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SBA Declares Hennepin Co. A Disaster Area

More help is on the way for people recovering from the tornado that hit Minneapolis in May. This time it’s low-interest loans due to a disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

07/07/2011

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Minn. Officials Ask For Quick Disaster Declaration

U.S. Senators Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison are asking President Barack Obama to quickly issue a disaster declaration for parts of the Twin Cities area hit by a tornado last weekend.

05/29/2011

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Minneapolis Council Extends Disaster Declaration

The Minneapolis City Council has voted to approve and extend a local disaster declaration, which allows the city to use previously restricted money to pay costs associated with tornado damage.

05/24/2011

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Obama Declares Disaster In Minnesota

President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Minnesota because of March storms and flooding.

05/10/2011