Editorial: Sirens soundSoaring high: Sirens will sound across Minnesota at 1:45 p.m. Thursday as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week.
Soaring high: Sirens will sound across Minnesota at 1:45 p.m. Thursday as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week. Goodhue County, which is arguably a leader in public safety concerns thanks to the Office of Emergency Management, also will sound sirens at 6:55 p.m.
Any community could an experience a tornado at almost any time of year, given certain weather conditions. Elysian, Minn., had to sound the alarm March 19, marking the state’s first tornado of the year.
Prepare now. Think about what you would do in a real emergency and then go through the steps twice Thursday — at work and at home.
Soaring high: Red Wing City Council has the proposed drug paraphernalia ordinance back on the front burner. Officials tabled the effort a year ago because it wasn’t quite right. We’re glad to see the matter didn’t die. The wording has been tweaked and ready for citizen input.