Wednesday marks the anniversary of the North Minneapolis tornado that swept through the community and displaced hundreds of Lucy Craft Laney students from their homes.
Wednesday marks two years since a tornado ripped through North Minneapolis.
The tornado led to the deaths of two people and damaged more than 3,000 buildings, causing millions of dollars in damage.
About 22,000 Xcel Energy customers across the metro were without power after the storm.
A miserable start to spring planting for Minnesota farmers has greatly improved with a stretch of better weather.
Skies turned dark and the rain came down in torrents as severe storms rumbled across eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
The storms sparked numerous severe thunderstorm warnings and some tornado warnings as they advanced from south to north Sunday, though there were no confirmed touchdowns.
On Wednesday, two years since the tornado damaged thousands of structures in North Minneapolis, the Northside Community Response Team (NCRT) will elaborate on its effort to combat poverty in the area.
The NCRT says two thirds of the residents in North Minneapolis receive some sort of government assistance.
Minnows aren't used to getting much attention opening week but this year is very different.
"For the first time in history of the fishing industry we don't have leeches," said Blue Ribbon Bait and Tackle owner Josh Stevenson.
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