Freeborn County Included in Dayton's Federal Disaster Request
Wednesday morning Governor Mark Dayton extended a state of emergency for 16 Minnesota counties damaged last month by heavy rain and wind, bringing the total to 51 in the state.
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Tue Jul 08, 2014
FEMA Assesses Freeborn County Storm Damage
"We're here today to look at some public infrastructure the townships, cities and counties had for damage from the June storms," Hall told ABC6.
FEMA looks at storm damage in Freeborn County
Representatives with the Federal Emergency Management Agency met with city, county and township leaders in Freeborn County on Tuesday.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Fire Destroys Freeborn County Home
Investigators say a product called Acetone had been previously placed on the floor to soften carpet glue and it's believed the fumes were ignited by a pilot light in the basement.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
No wake restriction lifted just in time
The recent sunshine has helped soak up a lot of the water that was left sitting after recent storms.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Violent Crime in Minnesota Increasing, Report Shows
Violent crime is on the rise in Minnesota and law enforcement officials are now battling a growing trend that could be behind it.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
New Richland Star
Led by wagon master John Davis and his wife, Monica, the Friendship Wagon Train rolled through the area last weekend, with stops in New Richland, Hartland, Ellendale, Geneva and Clarks Grove.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Freeborn County Takes Steps to Receive Federal Aid
Freeborn County Commissioners voted on two measures tonight that would help them get federal relief for all of the recent flood damage.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Walz and Franken stop by to assess storm damage
Governor Mark Dayton is traveling through parts of the southern Minnesota to assess the storm damage, but other politicians are swinging through our area.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
State of Emergency in 35 Counties, Who Gets Help?
After storms swept across the state this week, Governor Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency in 35 counties on Thursday.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Be careful when driving in bad weather
KIMT News 3 - The last two nights have not been very kind to those out on area roads and it does not appear to be getting any better in the coming days.
Overnight rain closes many streets, major park in Mankato
The Minnesota River, which slices through the college town and preseason home of the Minnesota Vikings, is described as "rapidly rising."
Heavy rains cause more problems in Minnesota
In Faribault, Blue Earth and Freeborn counties, residents and officials are dealing with downed trees and power lines, plus buildings damaged in some areas.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
Albert Lea Celebrates 28th Annual Eddie Cochran Weekend
"It is a family thing. There's a lot of family people with cars and a lot of grandkids come along.