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Severe Weather Awareness Week Tip #5


Heat Waves Page Content Heat Waves Kill From 2000 to 2010, 35 deaths were directly attributable to extreme heat in Minnesota. This count does not include data from 2011 when Minnesota experienced an extreme heat event that broke several records for dew point temperature.   ...

Severe Weather Awareness Week Tip #4


Tornado Safety Information Page Content What To Do During a Tornado Event In a House With a Basement Avoid windows. Get in the basement and under some kind of sturdy protection (heavy table or work bench), or cover yourself with a mattress or sleeping bag. Know where ver...

Severe Weather Awareness Week Tip #3


Flooding, Flash Floods Page Content Nationally, floods claim nearly 200 lives each year, force 300,000 persons from their homes and result in property damage in excess of $2 billion. In Minnesota, floods kill more people than any other weather event; 15 people have died in floods since ...

Open Hydrant


Beginning at 9:30am today, Public Works will be running a hydrant in the cul-de-sac of South Saunders Lake Drive and then the hydrant by the trail crossing on Westedge Blvd. to clear cloudy water issues that have been reported. Questions can be directed to City Hall at 952-446-1660.

Severe Weather Awareness Week Tip #2


Storms, Hail and Lightning Page Content Thunderstorms affect relatively small areas, compared with most other storms. The typical thunderstorm is 15 miles in diameter and lasts for 30 minutes — but whatever their size, all thunderstorms are dangerous. Severe thunderstorms p...

Severe Weather Awareness Week Tip #1


Alerts and Warnings Page Content We are fortunate to live in an age and country where our technology can now communicate with us almost anywhere and give us advanced warnings of impending hazards or other important information.  Knowing where and how you can receive the war...

Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is Here!


Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 17 - 21, 2017 Are you ready for severe weather?  Each year, HSEM in collaboration with the National Weather Service and 16 State and local agencies and organizations sponsors Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota. The week is designe...

The 2017 Crime Prevention Fund Golf Classic is Here!


A great fundraiser benefiting D.A.R.E. and the crime prevention fund is back. If you are a golfer, or even a mini-golfer who aspires to greatness, get involved with this fantastic event!

City Website Changes


Our new website has been live for just over a year and we are tweaking the front page a little so our wonderful pictures show through just a bit better! We have so many fun opportunities for photos during events, out in the community, and around City Hall- we want to show them off! Residents w...

City Council Meetings on YouTube- Announcement


Unfortunately, YouTube has changed its offerings when it comes to labeling videos, creating menus for the ability to jump to the parts of the Council Meeting a viewer wants to see, and adding names and titles. Viewers will see the last two meetings are posted without that helpful menu and the Cit...

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