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Sen. Klobuchar Holds Virtual Roundtable On Minnesota Storm Damage and Federal Response

WASHINGTON (KVRR) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she believes the congressional delegation will be able to get federal help into the state as communities recover from severe storms, wind, and flooding. She held a virtual roundtable with leaders from Polk, Todd, Stevens and other counties to talk about the damage. The delegation is working with USDA and FEMA to…

Severe weather causes damage, power outages in Minnesota

A house in Coon Rapids, Minn. split in two after a tree was uprooted during Wednesday night’s storm. (FOX-9)MINNEAPOLIS – Severe storms brought damaging winds, heavy rain and a few reports of tornadoes to Minnesota, where one person died in a crash that authorities say was caused by downed power lines. Tens of thousands of homes and businesses were without…

Sprinkler Prevents Apartment Fire From Spreading

FARGO, N.D. — A sprinkler system is credited with saving an apartment building from a fire. It was reported just after midnight in a unit at 414 11th Street North in Fargo. Firefighters arrived to find the unit filled with smoke and a burned mattress and coverings. They say the sprinkler system prevented it from spreading to other parts of…