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Low Interest Loans Available to Businesses Affected by Fall Drought

Stearns County small businesses and non-profit organizations may be eligible for low interest loans as a result of last fall's federal disaster declaration.

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Disaster Reimbursement Meeting
A state official gives an overview of the Public Assistance Program to reimburse local governments for June 21st storm damage. -- Lee Voss, WJON News
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Storm Damaged Counties Begin Federal Reimbursement Process

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

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After-effects of June 21, 2013 wind storm in the St. Cloud metro area
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Governor Dayton Considers Special Session

Governor Mark Dayton's office is in talks with Minnesota legislative leaders about a special session to provide disaster aid to communities hit by severe storms.

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Stearns, Sherburne Counties Included in Disaster Declaration

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.

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USDA Declares Drought Disaster for Stearns, Benton, Sherburne Counties

Most Minnesota farmers escaped the worst of the drought, but those who didn't are eligible for federal loans to help cover crop and livestock losses.

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SBA Offers Low-Interest Loans After MN Floods

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.

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Major Disaster Declared in 16 Areas in Minnesota

A federal disaster declaration has been issued for 13 Minnesota counties and three tribal nations after preliminary assessments showed recent floods and storms caused more than $108 million in damage.

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USDA Declares Stearns, 10 Other Counties Disaster Areas

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.

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Obama Declares Major Disaster In Stearns, Other Counties

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Minnesota after severe storms, tornadoes and flooding earlier this month. Gov. Mark Dayton says the declaration covers 14 counties and one tribe.

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Governor Dayton To Appeal Feds’ Denial Of Minnesota 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. Dayton said Monday that Minnesota's top emergency official, Kris Eide, will try to reverse the decision from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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