Hope, hard work and being a tight-knit community have helped north Minneapolis rebuild, one year after a devastating tornado.
Reuben Smith has been fixing up houses in north Minneapolis for the last year – ever since the tornado wreaked havoc.
Tuesday’s warmth and sunshine were a stark contrast to the scene in north Minneapolis one year ago.
It’s a day not many north Minneapolis residents will forget. Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the City’s destructive tornado.
Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the North Minneapolis tornado.
A line of storms triggered tornado warnings and dumped heavy rain as it rumbled down the Interstate 90 corridor across far southern Minnesota.
Storms moving through southern Minnesota early Friday afternoon have produced a tornado, the National Weather Service said.
Storms packing high winds and windshield-shattering hail have rumbled across central Minnesota, but no serious damage or injuries are reported.
Saturday brought an unexpected cleanup for Gary Andrews after strong winds toppled a two-story barn, tore trees from the ground and mangled a swing set on his son’s property.
Storms in southwestern Minnesota caused significant damage to a farm in Redwood County, authorities say.
It seems like the video of those flying trailers has been played on repeat since Tuesday’s tornado hit in Dallas, Texas. Perhaps it’s because it’s a phenomenon difficult to understand. So, how did a tornado make those trailers fly? Good Question.
Almost a year after the tornado hit North Minneapolis, there’s one hopeful sign. The blue herons, whose population was devastated by the storm, have returned to an island in the Mississippi River.
Public safety officials say Monday’s confirmed tornado is a reminder for Minnesotans to get ready for severe weather.
Monday night’s tornado in Elysian, Minn., a small town in southeastern Minnesota, is a reminder that severe weather can happen this early in the year.
Despite the lingering recession and the devastation brought to Minneapolis by last summer’s tornado, the city says that a group effort between it, Hennepin County and many community partners has curbed street homelessness by 40 percent and veteran homelessness by 33 percent since 2010.
A budget battle in St. Paul led to the longest state shutdown in U.S. history, and the weather also grabbed headlines for months during the 2011.
For many, 2011 will be remembered as a year of wild weather. Storms were historic, deadly and costly.
State politics and Mother Nature dominated Minnesota’s headlines this year.
It’s been five months since a deadly tornado hit North Minneapolis, and the community is still struggling to get back on its feet.
That home renovation or yard work could take longer than normal this year. It’s not the actual project, but the clean-up that could cause delays.
It’s been more than four months since a tornado tore through North Minneapolis, damaging hundreds of homes.
Four months after a tornado hit north Minneapolis, blue tarps still cover some roofs. City inspectors are now trying to assess how many homes are unrepaired and what can be done to help the residents before winter.
Minneapolis is announcing plans to replace stumps in North Minneapolis with new trees. It’s the latest effort to get things back to normal, after the destructive May tornado.
Children affected by the deadly tornado that struck north Minneapolis in May will have a chance to recover at a special summer camp.
The blue herons that had their homes destroyed by a tornado were released back into the wild on Monday.