State Senator John Jasinski issued a news release Friday urging residents to report any degree of damage from Thursday's storms, "even if the amount of damage you received was small."

He provided phone numbers to reach your local emergency management centers.

  • In Rice County: 507-332-6119
  • In Dodge County: 507-635-6132
  • In Waseca County: 507-835-0516

Jasinski also offered resources available through the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. Homeowners, renters and business owners can go to this page. Those who experienced flood damage can find information here. Jasinski stated, "Next comes the recovery process.

For information on the City of Owatonna brush cleanup, click here. The Faribault Police Department announced their plans on a citywide cleanup on their Facebook page.

The Faribault Police released a video to Townsquare Media of what the Faribault airport looked like after the reported tornado hit the facility Thursday. The National Weather Service reports that ten tornadoes touched down across southern Minnesota Thursday.


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