WAITE PARK -- Cities, townships and counties that were included in the federal disaster declaration from June storms have started the reimbursement process. The Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management held an applicant briefing in Waite Park today...
Stearns and Sherburne counties are part of the latest disaster declaration. The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued the disaster declaration for counties affected by the freezing temperatures back in April.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has granted a disaster declaration for three Minnesota counties and an Indian reservation that will give home- and business-owners who lost property in June's floods access to low interest loans.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 11 Minnesota counties as disaster areas because of the combined impacts of excessive rain, high heat, strong winds, tornadoes and an early fall frost this year.