Dayton Declares Emergency Over Propane Shortage Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency because of a severe shortage of propane and other home heating fuels statewide.
Officials Fan Out For Minn. Disaster Aid BriefingsState and federal officials are fanning out this week across 18 Minnesota counties for briefings with local leaders about available aid to recover from severe storms in late June. The contingent from Minnesota's Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will be joined by representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.