FEMA officials were on Minnesota's North Shore Wednesday to assess the damage caused by last week's Knife River flooding, which is estimated to be between $1 million to $2 million. FEMA is expected to tour flood damage Thursday in Duluth, as well as affected areas in greater St. Louis and Carlton Counties.
Police update MOA shooting: Search for 2 suspects ongoing
Three shots were fired at the Nike store inside the Mall of America.
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Police are interviewing witnesses in the area.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, August 2
Hospitalizations increased nearly 20% from July 26 to August 2.
Deaths of 2,500 fish in Minnesota trout stream unexplained
Trout anglers are concerned the incident represents a larger problem.
Becker School Board under fire for second time in 2022
Many community members have urged the board to not pass the proposed policy.
Death of Ramsey County deputy hits hard at Edina High School
Jes Edeburn is an English teacher at Edina High School.
FedEx driver falls asleep moments before head-on crash
Both drivers were injured in the crash.
Apple River stabbing victim from Elk River required multiple surgeries
His uncle says he's undergone a second surgery and is scheduled for another operation later this week.
Fundraiser created for family of teen killed in Apple River stabbing
Over $42,000 has been raised for Isaac Schuman's family.
MSHSL changes Prep Bowl dates due to Vikings-Patriots game
The rest of the football schedule is unchanged, with the state semifinal games happening at U.S. Bank Stadium Nov. 17-19.
Cop kills violent dog that attacked in Brooklyn Park
Animal control was first called to the scene after two stray dogs jumped a fence and began causing problems for power company employees.
FEMA tour of Duluth wraps up flood damage assessment in 13 counties
One of the state officials who accompanied federal inspectors on their tour of flood damage says Minnesota will have no trouble passing the $7.1 million threshold to qualify for aid from FEMA. A state Senator from Duluth says the feds typically cover about three-fourths of the cost of repairs to infrastructure, with state and local governments paying the rest.
FEMA flood damage assessments in NE Minn. not done yet
The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it will continue assessing damage to private property stemming from the floods in northeast Minnesota last month, and will be here for as long needed. State and federal officials have been in Carlton, St. Louis, Aitkin and Pine counties, as well as on the Fond du Lac Reservation, looking at the damage.
FEMA says no to Dayton's appeal for individual flood assistance
The Federal Emergency Management Agency denied an appeal Friday from Gov. Mark Dayton for aid for individuals and businesses affected by floods in northeastern Minnesota in June. Dayton said he was "disappointed" by FEMA's ruling and that he'll ask the state legislature for an estimated $7.4 million in assistance in an upcoming special session.
Dayton asks for low-interest loans in wake of FEMA aid denial
Following the denial of appeal for aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to repair home and business with flood and other June storm damage, Gov. Mark Dayton has moved on to asking for loans from the Small Business Administration. Dayton is seeking loans to repair damage done in St. Louis, Carlton and Pine and adjoining counties, and the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
Revised FEMA flood maps in Moorhead go into effect Tuesday
The new maps update the 100-year floodplain. Residents being added to a higher risk zone are urged to contact their insurance agents. FEMA is also revising Fargo's flood maps.
Dayton officially appeals FEMA's denial of individual flood assistance
Gov. Mark Dayton sent a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency Wednesday appealing the government's decision to deny financial assistance to individuals in the wake of the northeastern Minnesota floods in June. Dayton wrote in the letter to FEMA that the rain and floods in the area caused "one of the worst natural disasters in Minnesota’s history."
Dayton will appeal FEMA decision rejecting individual flood aid
Governor Dayton ordered state officials to begin preparing an appeal after learning that FEMA has denied federal aid to individual victims of last month's flooding. The agency is providing money for 13 counties to rebuild roads and make other repairs. But money for individual homeowners and businesses was denied.
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