Gov. Mark Dayton is asking for a federal disaster declaration for Minnesota after an ice storm paralyzed the southwest part of the state.
No matter your route home, you couldn’t detour away from winter.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue says southern Minnesota residents who were affected by spring storms will have an extra few days to file their state income taxes.
The spring snowstorm that made travel difficult Thursday across parts of Minnesota heaped more headaches on the southwest corner of the state, where communities are still struggling to restore power following an ice storm earlier in the week. Officials said it may be early next week before electricity is restored in the southwest.
Thousands are without power after an ice storm struck southwestern Minnesota.
A wintry mix of rain, ice and snow in Wisconsin is making travel difficult and has put tens of thousands without power.
The first widespread snowstorm of the season began a slow crawl across the Midwest on Thursday, creating treacherous driving conditions that, in Iowa, led to a 25-vehicle pileup that killed one person.
The snowstorm that hit Minnesota over the weekend and its aftermath are being blamed in a third death.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reports difficult driving conditions across much of the southern two-thirds of the state, with no travel advised in the Willmar area of west-central Minnesota.
Residents in parts of the Twin Cities woke up to down power lines and trees, which littered parts of the east metro.
Seimone Augustus scored 21 points, Maya Moore had 20 and the Minnesota Lynx held off the Seattle Storm 73-72 Tuesday night to advance to the Western Conference finals.
Lindsay Whalen scored 20 points, Seimone Augustus had 19 and the defending champion Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 78-70 in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals Friday night.
Seimone Augustus scored 22 points, Maya Moore had 20 and Rebekkah Brunson had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx past the Seattle Storm 86-73 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive win.
Residents and city crews in South St. Paul are busy cutting down what’s left of trees that were damaged by Tuesday morning’s storm.
Water levels have receded in Cannon Falls, and weather officials say a new round of storms isn’t expected to make things worse.