Worthington Hopes Lawmakers Will Help Cover Ice Storm Clean-Up CostsClean-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.
Obama Declares Storm Disaster After Ice StormPresident Barack Obama has declared a major federal disaster for five southwestern Minnesota counties hit by an April ice storm.
Minn. Officials Ask FEMA To Assess Ice Storm Damage 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.
Nobles Co. To Be Out Of Power For Extended PeriodPower company officials say Murray County area residents should have energy restored Sunday, but it's still unclear when Nobles County will be restored.
Crews Burn Through Chainsaws Cleaning Up Iced-Over WorthingtonAs 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.
Snow Stalls Traffic, Shuts Down SchoolsHeavy 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 Damages, Closes Blue Mounds State ParkIce storm damage in southwestern Minnesota has led to the closure of the campground at Blue Mounds State Park near Luverne through April 21.
Scores Of Minnesota Schools Cancel ClassesTreacherous driving conditions have led scores of schools and school districts to cancel classes for the day across the southern half of Minnesota.
More Than 100 Flights Canceled At MSP AirportThe spring snowstorm has led to the cancellation of more than 100 flights and numerous delays at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Juveniles From Treatment Program Moved To ArmoryMore 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.
Ice Knocks Out Power Around Worthington, Jackson 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.
Ice Storm Cuts Power For Much Of Nobles, Rock CountiesA 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.