North Minneapolis Tornado

North Minneapolis Tornado

North Mpls. Tornado Victims Thank Their Community

The tornado that touched down in North Minneapolis last year displaced hundreds of families. On Sunday, one family thanked the community for helping them piece their lives back together.

09/30/2012

(credit: Hennepin County)

Hennepin County Seeking Volunteers To Be Special Deputies

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking qualified candidates to volunteer as Special Deputies. Special Deputies perform public safety duties at community events, crime scenes, on water, and during emergencies. The Sheriff’s Office currently has 125 Special Deputies, who provided more than 15,300 hours of service in 2011 alone.

07/13/2012

(credit: CBS)

Residents Still Rebuilding 1 Year After Tornado

Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the tornado that ripped through the north side of Minneapolis.

05/22/2012

(credit: CBS)

Woman Back Home Nearly 1 Year After North Minneapolis Tornado

If you hear tornado sirens going off Thursday, don’t be alarmed. Just be aware, as they’re a reminder to everyone that the season for tornados is near.

04/19/2012

(credit: CBS)

Sidewalk Clean-Up Finished In Mpls After Tornado

The city of Minneapolis announced Wednesday that crews have finished repairing about 1,600 sidewalk panels that were damaged when the tornado went through the area.

10/19/2011

Volunteers and summer interns from Wells Fargo are helping repair and paint walls at the tornado damaged home. (credit: CBS)

Volunteers Fix Tornado Damage On Mpls. Father’s Home

Residents in north Minneapolis are still struggling to get back on their feet after the May 22 tornado that ripped through the area. A single father of four got some much needed help from strangers across the country on Friday.

07/29/2011

(credit: CBS)

Blue Herons Return To The Wild After May Tornado

The blue herons that had their homes destroyed by a tornado were released back into the wild on Monday.

07/18/2011

(credit: CBS)

Families Still Struggle After Mpls. Tornado

You don’t have to drive too far from downtown Minneapolis to find several neighborhoods in need following the tornado that hit in May.

07/11/2011

(credit: CBS)

Disaster Loans Office To Open In Minneapolis

Victims of the tornado that roared through north Minneapolis in May will be able to apply for low-interest loans through a new Disaster Loan Outreach Center opening on the north side on Tuesday.

07/10/2011

(credit: CBS)

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

(credit: CBS)

Dayton Seeks Tornado Aid From SBA

Gov. Mark Dayton is requesting a disaster declaration from the Small Business Administration for Hennepin County for damage done by a tornado that hit the area May 22.

07/05/2011

(credit: CBS)

WCCO Story Helps Reunite Lost Dog With Owners

Sometimes in the news world we can make a difference in a round-about sort of way.

06/24/2011

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