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.
Great video of a helicopter taping a tornado in the Twin Cities 25 years ago. Watch the local coverage.
You don’t have to drive too far from downtown Minneapolis to find several neighborhoods in need following the tornado that hit in May.
Severe thunderstorms caused some major damage across southern and central Minnesota Sunday night.
The National Weather Service in Duluth is reporting that a tornado hit near Solon Springs in northwestern Wisconsin during a fierce storm that moved across the region Friday night.
The National Weather Service is reporting that it was a weak tornado in Waite Park and a downburst packing high winds north of downtown St. Cloud that caused most of the damage in the area.
A Minneapolis man claimed his all-night parties with drugs and alcohol were raising money for north side tornado victims, but Minneapolis police said those parties were actually a haven for illegal activity.
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado damaged parts of Anoka County on Tuesday afternoon.
Minnesota has appealed the federal government’s denial of disaster aid for homeowners, renters and businesses dealing with damage from last month’s Minneapolis tornado.
A slow-moving line of strong thunderstorms dropped funnel clouds over parts of the Twin Cities metro area Tuesday afternoon.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he will appeal the federal government’s denial of disaster aid for homeowners, renters and businesses contending with damage from last month’s deadly Minneapolis tornado.
Minneapolis Mayor R T Rybak is busy in Washington DC today, meeting with HUD officials and later with the President.
As the town of Wadena marks the one-year anniversary of a devastating tornado, a new book preserves the stories of the survivors.
It’s been almost four weeks since a deadly tornado hit north Minneapolis, leaving hundreds displaced. Many are still without a home.
Songs of hope, healing and inspiration filled Minneapolis for the survivors of last month’s deadly tornado. Twin Cities musicians came together tonight to help raise money for the city’s north side.
Hundreds of homes were damaged when a tornado hit North Minneapolis on May 22. Trees crashed into cars, and roofs and walls were ripped off homes and buildings. Now, nearly 3 weeks later, and living conditions are still tough for a lot people.
Friday is the last day that crews will be in Minneapolis neighborhoods picking up large tree debris stacked on boulevards from last month’s tornado.