The MN appliance rebate and Iowa appliance rebate program websites have both crashed today due to overwhelming demand, with “more than 1,000 rebate applications taken over the phone by noon.” Here are links to the official MN and Iowa pages.

Seventeen percent of the dollar amount designated to washers had been allotted, 14 percent of dishwashers, nine percent of refrigerators and six percent of freezers.

[via Startribune – image via]