23, 2013 - Declaring a state of emergency in Minnesota due to the late maturing of the corn crop across the upper Midwest. Effective immediately, motor carriers and drivers transporting propane and anhydrous ammonia to affected areas of the state and providing direct assistance for emergency relief efforts, are exempted from regulations pertaining to hours of service.
03, 2013 - Declaring an emergency from severe storms and flash flooding; ordering state agencies to provide necessary assistance, in cooperation with appropriate federal agencies, to help local units of government recover from this emergency.
21, 2013 - Delivering assistance to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, by the Adjutant General of Minnesota, for support for the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant Drill and Exercise and Wabasha Reception Center Drill Exercise.
11, 2013 - Declaring a state of emergency; The Governor’s executive order also exempts motor carriers and drivers transporting supplies and materials to affected areas of the state and providing direct assistance for emergency relief efforts from the regulations incorporated in Minnesota Statutes, section 221.0314, subdivision 9, pertaining to hours of service.
10, 2013 - Ordering the Adjutant General of Minnesota to state active duty personnel and equipment necessary to support recovery and sheltering of jurisdictions in southern Minnesota that have been impacted by winter storm conditions.
15, 2013 - Providing relief from regulations to certain motor carriers and drivers operating in Minnesota, due to extreme weather conditions and lack of snow cover that have created freezing of septic systems over much of Minnesota.