Clean-up took about two-and-a-half months, and FEMA helped pay for about $2 million worth of the cost. Still, city leaders say they are $1 million short.
President Barack Obama has declared a major federal disaster for five southwestern Minnesota counties hit by an April ice storm.
The state Department of Public Safety announced Wednesday that one of its top officials has asked FEMA to conduct a damage assessment after last week’s ice storm toppled trees and power lines in southwestern Minnesota.
Power company officials say Murray County area residents should have energy restored Sunday, but it’s still unclear when Nobles County will be restored.
As if the devastation from Wednesday’s ice storm wasn’t enough, seven inches of heavy wet snow are adding to the problems residents face in Worthington, Minn.
Heavy snow, sleet and gusty winds are testing the patience of morning commuters in the Twin Cities as residents to the south are dealing with the after-effects of an ice storm that knocked out power to thousands.
Ice storm damage in southwestern Minnesota has led to the closure of the campground at Blue Mounds State Park near Luverne through April 21.
Treacherous driving conditions have led scores of schools and school districts to cancel classes for the day across the southern half of Minnesota.
The spring snowstorm has led to the cancellation of more than 100 flights and numerous delays at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
More than two dozen juveniles from a residential treatment center that lost power in an ice storm have been moved to a National Guard armory in southwestern Minnesota.
Gov. Mark Dayton called out the state National Guard Wednesday to help residents of southern Minnesota after an ice storm knocked out power to thousands of people and another storm threatened to dump several inches of wet snow by Thursday.
A combination of freezing rain and wet, heavy snow brought down trees and power lines in Worthington on Wednesday, leaving much of the Southwest Minnesota town without electricity or heat.
A wintry mix of rain, ice and snow in Wisconsin is making travel difficult and has put tens of thousands without power.
Rough roads have caused headaches for Minnesota drivers since last Friday night, in what’s been called one of the worst ice storms in the last 20 years.