Tornado

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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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Devastated Great Blue Herons Rebuild Their Colony

With their eyes pressed into binoculars, National Park Service rangers went on a scouting mission. In a flat-bottom river boat, they motored their way down the Mississippi River near Camden in north Minneapolis.

06/09/2011

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Thousands Turn Out To Clean Up North Mpls

An estimated 2,000 volunteers made progress on the storm clean-up effort in north Minneapolis Saturday as they worked among the nearly 4,000 damaged properties.

06/04/2011

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2,000 Expected At Clean-Up Of North Minneapolis

City officials in Minneapolis are expecting about 2,000 volunteers to turn out Saturday for a massive cleanup of neighborhoods hit by a tornado last month.

06/04/2011

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Preps Underway To Launch Massive Clean-Up Effort

Volunteers unloaded chairs, rakes and shovels from trucks at Brookdale Mall on Friday, preparing for 2,000 volunteers Saturday.

06/03/2011

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Brother Ali, Paris Bennett Join Tornado Benefit

Hip-hop artist Brother Ali, The New Standards and “American Idol” finalist Paris Bennett are among artists joining a benefit concert for victims of the North Minneapolis tornado.

06/03/2011

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Tons Of Debris Removed After North Minneapolis Tornado

Ten days since a tornado struck north Minneapolis, volunteers and city crews have been working non-stop to help residents clean up from the mess left behind by the storm.

06/02/2011

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Church Volunteers To Clean Up Mpls. Tornado Debris

Volunteers from various Twin Cities faith communities will help clean up north Minneapolis after last month’s deadly tornado.

06/02/2011

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Mpls Businesses In Recovery Mode Following Tornado

Some north Minneapolis businesses were destroyed by the recent tornado and will never reopen. However, others are slowly making a comeback.

06/01/2011

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2,000 Volunteers Signed Up For Tornado Clean-Up Day

The city of Minneapolis has reached its goal for volunteers signed up for this weekend’s “North Side Volunteer Clean-Up Day.”

06/01/2011

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Lake County Storm Included 1st Tornado Since 1992

The National Weather Service says a weekend storm included the first tornado in Lake County in nearly 20 years.

06/01/2011

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NWS: Park Rapids Storm Damage Caused By Tornado

The storm damage caused in the resort town of Park Rapids, Minn. was determined to be a tornado.

06/01/2011

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Red Cross To Open 2 Aid Stations In N. Mpls.

The American Red Cross is opening two emergency aid stations to help residents of north Minneapolis recover from a devastating tornado.

06/01/2011

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What Do You Think Of The Elephants In Joplin??

Can we nominate these pachyderms for a Good Neighbor Award?

05/31/2011

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Good Question: Why Is This Tornado Season So Deadly?

It’s only May and 2011 is already a year for the history books as tornadoes have killed more Americans this spring than in any other.

05/30/2011

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