Hurricane Ida

Estate Sale Raises Thousands of Dollars for Red Cross

With fires, floods, hurricanes, and more across the country requiring the Red Cross's help, local officials say there could not be more of a need.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – A Superior family remembered their late parents and their contributions to the community with an estate sale this weekend, raising thousands of dollars for the Red Cross. Troy Johnson passed away this past December and his wife Mary in 2009. The two donated to the Red Cross and other local organizations since the 1950s. So their kids…

Several Northland Red Cross Volunteers Assisting in Hurricane Relief

Volunteers must be 18 years and older and 21 to drive a red cross vehicle.

DULUTH, Minn. — Hurricane Ida made landfall Sunday on the gulf coast, and one northland organization has sent people down to help. Seven volunteers from the Northern Minnesota Red cross have been dispatched to assist in the hurricane relief. Some volunteers will spend two weeks or more at a given location on a natural operation. “Initially we will expect to…

Hurricane Ida Strikes Louisiana on 16-Year Anniversary of Katrina; New Orleans Hunkers Down

The Category 4 storm hit Sunday with winds of 150 mph (230 kph).

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Hurricane Ida has blasted ashore along the Louisiana coast as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., rushing toward New Orleans and one of the nation’s most important industrial corridors. The Category 4 storm hit Sunday with winds of 150 mph (230 kph). It was the same date Hurricane Katrina ravaged Louisiana…