minneapolis tornado

Dayton Requests Disaster Declaration After Tornado
Gov. Mark Dayton is asking President Barack Obama for a major federal disaster declaration after damages from Sunday's tornado have been estimated at over $16 million. Dayton says he sent a letter to Obama on Friday, asking for the declaration for Hennepin and Anoka Counties.
Governor Dayton Declares Emergency After Twin Cities Tornadoes
Gov. Mark Dayton has declared an emergency for the Twin Cities after a tornado struck Minneapolis and nearby suburbs. Dayton signed an emergency executive order on Tuesday, continuing the state's emergency response for the affected areas and directing state agencies to help local governments re…
10,000 Xcel Customers Remain Without Power
Xcel Energy expects to restore power to most of the thousands of customers who lost service in Sunday's deadly storm by Monday night. Xcel says 22,000 customers in the Twin Cities lost power at the height of the storm, with north Minneapolis, Golden Valley, Brooklyn Center and Fridley hardest …
Officials To Tour Tornado Damage In Minneapolis
Gov. Mark Dayton and other officials will get a first-hand look at the wreckage left by a deadly tornado that struck Minneapolis. Dayton will be joined by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, Mayor R.T. Rybak and other city leaders on the tour Monday morning.
Tornado Kills 1 in Minneapolis
Officials said at least one tornado has hit the city of Minneapolis, causing significant damage and killing at least one person. The tornado touched down in a northern part of the city that's residential. It was part of a wave of storms that first hit the metro area around 2:15 p.m. Sunday.