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NWS Confirms Earliest Recorded Tornadoes in Minnesota History

Forecasters say a tornado near Zimmerman hit around 6:15 Monday evening and damaged buildings and took down trees and power lines

Damage in Zimmerman, Minnesota. Photo courtesy of Fox 9 KMSP ZIMMERMAN, Minn. — The National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes caused extensive damage to communities north and south of the Twin Cities. They are the earliest tornadoes recorded in Minnesota history. Forecasters say a tornado near Zimmerman hit around 6:15 Monday evening and damaged buildings and took down…

Two Rescued in Fergus Falls Apartment Fire

Three people can't return to their homes after an overnight fire

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Two people were rescued after fire broke out in an apartment building in Fergus Falls. While most of the people are able to head back to their homes, a few apartment units are still blocked off after heavy smoke damage. Three people can’t return to their homes after an overnight fire. Crews were called to 1110…

Woman Treated After Fargo House Fire

A Fargo woman was treated at Sanford Hospital after a house fire

A woman was taken to the hospital after a house fire in Fargo. The fire was in a single-family house near downtown. A person who saw smoke coming from the house called 911 around 1 o’clock Saturday afternoon. The victim was taken to Sanford Hospital with smoke related injuries. Most of the damage was limited to a family room but…

Pickup Crashes Into Moorhead House

A pickup crashes into a house in Moorhead

A person was hurt after a pickup smashed into a house south of The Meadows golf course in Moorhead. The person was sitting in a recliner when the crash happened but is expected to be okay. Authorities say the driver suffered some type of medical issue and lost control. The driver and passenger weren’t hurt. Damage to the house is…

Altru Health Clinic Evacuated for Structural Issues

Emergency workers re-locate 100 patients and staff after a large crack is found on a wall

Altru Health Clinic was evacuated after officials found a structural problem with the building. Engineers say a 16 inch beam has failed in the Altru Main Clinic. ┬áThe Cancer Center on the north side of the building and the hospital on the south side are not affected. “Some staff in the lower level of the main clinic noticed some issues…