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Yesterday | KAAL-TV Austin

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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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, US Governors, Democrat, Weather, FEMA, Tornado, Natural Disasters

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

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.

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KIMT

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.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

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.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

KIMT

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Albert Lea, MN

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

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.

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Related Topix: Olmsted County, MN, Mower County, MN, Drugs

Thu Jun 26, 2014

New Richland Star

Wagons ho

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.

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Related Topix: Hartland, MN, Geneva, MN, Clarks Grove, MN, Waseca County, MN, Steele County, MN

Mon Jun 23, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

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.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News

Fri Jun 20, 2014

KIMT

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Senator Al Franken, Albert Lea, MN

Thu Jun 19, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Mark Dayton

Wed Jun 18, 2014

KIMT

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.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters

Star Tribune

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."

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

KVOX-FM Fargo

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.

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Related Topix: Blue Earth County, MN, St Louis County, MN

Sat Jun 14, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

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.

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Related Topix: Albert Lea, MN

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