Injured woman’s condition upgraded
The condition of a woman injured in a Minnesota tornado Thursday, has been upgraded, according to officials at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.
Patricia Wilber of Grand Forks, who was injured at Maple Lake, Minn., was listed in satisfactory condition Saturday night. Previously, her condition had been serious.
A twister tore through this small town by U.S. Highway 2 and rural areas to the south Thursday afternoon, killing one person and leaving damaged campers, cabins and the mangled remains of a convenience store.
Tu-Uyen Tran and Kirsten Stromsodt
, June 17, 2010
Al Voelker, senior meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks, said weather experts knew by Thursday morning that the chances were good for tornadoes in the Red River Valley. Possibility became reality - leaving at least one person dead and several others injured. See video of one of the tornadoes, taken south of Manvel, N.D. Open the article to see the video.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold workshops to provide citizens a chance to influence Minnesota’s Parks and Trails Legacy Plan that will guide funding decisions for regional and state parks and trails.
A Mentor, Minn., woman died early Sunday in a snowmobile accident in Red Lake County, Minn., the Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.
About 1:03 a.m., Denise Gagner, 50, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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