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Rewards Offered for Information in Bloomington Mosque Bombing

Muslim advocacy groups and Twin Cities' mosques are separately offering a combined $24,000 reward

  BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The FBI is offering a $30,000 reward for information in the bombing of a mosque in Bloomington. They say finding whoever was responsible for the August 5 explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center remains its “top priority.” The explosion happened early on a Saturday just before morning prayers and caused extensive damage to the imam’s…

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…