Dayton Authorizes Storm Damage Relief for Redwood, Renville Counties

A view of a tornado spotted south of Nicollet August 16, the day that storms also struck Renville and Redwood counties. Photo: Courtesy of Phil Miller
A view of a tornado spotted south of Nicollet August 16, the day that storms also struck Renville and Redwood counties.

September 27, 2017 05:21 PM

Gov. Mark Dayton has authorized disaster relief for Redwood and Renville Counties following August storms that damaged roads, railway and agricultural drainage systems in portions of southwest Minnesota.

The governor's office said in a release it authorized an estimated $675,750 in relief for the counties. The funds will come from the State Disaster Contingency Account.

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State law allows it to reimburse 75 percent of eligible costs for public infrastructure repair and cleanup, with local governments covering the rest, according to the release.

The storms occurred August 16.
 

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