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Minnesota Activates Emergency Operations Center

Authorities have activated the State Emergency Operations Center to help communities in southwestern and northern Minnesota respond to damage from recent severe storms. The announcement says it’s just a partial activation that requires officials from various agencies to determine whether state resources are needed for the recovery effort. It says no local officials have requested state resources so far.

06/16/2014

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Patrol: 1 Dead After School Bus Collides With Truck In Martin Co.

A man is dead and a 4-year-old child is seriously injured after a truck crashed into a school bus Friday morning in southwestern Minnesota, the state patrol said. According to the patrol, the two vehicles collided in an intersection, as the truck was traveling northbound on 90th Street, and the bus was going north on 20th Avenue.

10/12/2013

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Stormy, Snowy, Sloppy Weather Rolls Into Minn.

Minnesota is in the pathway of a major storm system, with the storm’s center arriving by early Sunday morning.

02/09/2013

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Drought Crippling Fairmont & DNR Nixes Using Lake Water

After a dry summer, fall drought conditions hit much of Minnesota hard.

02/08/2013

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Test Scores Flat Despite Early Start In SW Minn.

An analysis shows nine extra days of teaching in 25 school districts in southwestern Minnesota before the high-stakes tests last spring didn’t budge the districts’ overall test scores.

10/31/2011

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Heavy Rains Cause Road Flooding In SW Minnesota

Heavy rains are causing some road flooding in southwestern Minnesota.

06/14/2011

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