Bent motel sign by the Dairy Queen

MARCH 29, 1998 TORNADO

On March 29, 1998, tornados swept through southern Minnesota, devastating our region. Just after 5:00 PM, residents had only about ten minutes to take shelter once they heard the warning sirens. Propelled by 150-mile-an-hour winds, the tornado cut a mile-wide swath through town. We remember where we’ve been, what we’ve

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