hurricane dorian

MSUM Students from the Bahamas Face Homeland in Ruins

Many families in the Bahamas lost their homes and businesses after Hurricane Dorian

MOORHEAD, Minn. — We may be a long way from the Bahamas, but the devastation on the islands hits close to home for several MSUM students. It may seem like a regular track practice for Shaquiel Higgs, but over 1,800 miles away in Freeport Grand Bahama, his family is dealing with the destruction from Hurricane Dorian. Higgs wasn’t able to…

Minnesota First Responders Head for North Carolina

Gov. Tim Walz authorized the emergency response when North Carolina asked for assistance.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Three dozen first responders and 15 ambulances from Minnesota are headed to North Carolina to help with Hurricane Dorian. Gov. Tim Walz authorized the emergency response when North Carolina asked for assistance through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, a mutual aid agreement between all 50 states. The first responders are divided into three teams which each include five…

Red Cross Deploys Nine to Help Those in Hurricane Dorian’s Path

one is from minnesota, one is from north dakota and the rest are from south dakota

FARGO, N.D. — The American Red Cross Dakotas Region sends nine volunteers to Florida as Hurricane Dorian approaches. One volunteer is from North Dakota, one is from Minnesota and the others are from South Dakota. They are just a few of 1,600 hundred Red Cross members from around the country helping set up pre–evacuation shelters. Red Cross Dakotas Region plans…