Tornado

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2011: A Wild Year For Minn., U.S. Weather

For many, 2011 will be remembered as a year of wild weather. Storms were historic, deadly and costly.

12/28/2011

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State Shutdown, Mpls. Tornado Among Top Stories

State politics and Mother Nature dominated Minnesota’s headlines this year.

12/26/2011

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Volunteers Give Winter Coats To Tornado Victims

It’s been five months since a deadly tornado hit North Minneapolis, and the community is still struggling to get back on its feet.

10/22/2011

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Dumpster Shortage Causing Home Renovation Delays

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.

10/06/2011

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Habitat For Humanity Helping In North Mpls.

It’s been more than four months since a tornado tore through North Minneapolis, damaging hundreds of homes.

10/03/2011

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Tornado Repairs Tracked In Minneapolis

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.

09/28/2011

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New Trees Planted In Tornado-Damaged North Mpls.

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.

08/11/2011

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Summer Camp To Help Kids Affected By Mpls. Tornado

Children affected by the deadly tornado that struck north Minneapolis in May will have a chance to recover at a special summer camp.

08/07/2011

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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

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MN Tornado 25 Years Later

Great video of a helicopter taping a tornado in the Twin Cities 25 years ago. Watch the local coverage.

07/18/2011

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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

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Damage Reported After Storms Sweep Across MN

Severe thunderstorms caused some major damage across southern and central Minnesota Sunday night.

07/11/2011

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Tornado Hit Near Solon Springs, Wis.

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.

07/03/2011

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NWS: Weak Tornado Hit Waite Park

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.

07/03/2011

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After-Hours Club Raided, Drugs Seized

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.

06/23/2011

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NWS Confirms EF-0 Tornado Hit Blaine, Coon Rapids

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado damaged parts of Anoka County on Tuesday afternoon.

06/22/2011

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Minn. Appeals Feds’ Rejection Of Mpls Tornado Aid

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.

06/21/2011

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Tornado Touchdown Reported In Coon Rapids

A slow-moving line of strong thunderstorms dropped funnel clouds over parts of the Twin Cities metro area Tuesday afternoon.

06/21/2011

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Dayton To Appeal Feds’ Denial Of Minn. Tornado Aid

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.

06/20/2011

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Minneapolis Mayor Visits White House For Disaster Relief

Minneapolis Mayor R T Rybak is busy in Washington DC today, meeting with HUD officials and later with the President.

06/20/2011

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New Book Preserves Stories Of Wadena Tornado

As the town of Wadena marks the one-year anniversary of a devastating tornado, a new book preserves the stories of the survivors.

06/17/2011

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Tornado Victims Asked To Leave Community Center

It’s been almost four weeks since a deadly tornado hit north Minneapolis, leaving hundreds displaced. Many are still without a home.

06/16/2011

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Local Artists Hold Benefit Concert For Tornado Victims

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.

06/12/2011

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3 Weeks After Tornado, North Mpls. Living Conditions Tough

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.

06/10/2011

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Pickup Of Large Tree Debris From Mpls Tornado Ends

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.

06/10/2011

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