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June 17, 2020
A home health aide offers Norman Schulke a walker. A survivor of the June 17, 2020 tornado that killed his wife, he still suffers the effects of his many broken bones. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Residents recall death and survival of 2010 tornado in Minnesota town
June 17, 2020 - 8:00am
September 16, 2019
Roads closed, covered in water as flooding hits southeastern South Dakota, again
September 16, 2019 - 4:06pm
A worker stands atop the heavily damaged Avera Behavioral Health Center in Sioux Falls on Wednesday, Sept. 11. One of three tornadoes to hit the city late Tuesday night passed directly over the center, which officials don't expect to reopen for three to six months.  Jeremy Fugleberg / Forum News Service
Patients transferred to state facilities after Sioux Falls tornado damages Avera Behavioral Health
September 16, 2019 - 3:38pm
September 11, 2019
A tornado tore through Sioux Falls late Tuesday night, Sept. 10, damaging numerous buildings, including the Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota, shown here, knocking down trees and cutting power to thousands of the city's residents.
Sioux Falls digs out from 3 tornadoes, 100 mph winds
September 11, 2019 - 5:28pm
July 1, 2019
Pictured is a tornado near the Bennett County town of Allen, or approximately 17 miles northwest of Martin on Saturday afternoon. (Submitted photo)
South Dakota towns dodge serious tornado damage
July 1, 2019 - 4:30pm
June 19, 2019
A view of downtown Fergus Falls, Minn., after a deadly tornado hit the town on June 22, 1919. Wikimedia Commons / Special to The Forum
Wayback Wednesday: Deadly Fergus Falls "Great Cyclone" happened 100 years ago this week
June 19, 2019 - 6:30am
July 17, 2011
Photos of a funnel cloud taken at about 7:10 p.m. Saturday from the farm of Yvonne and Allen Hetland, by Yvonne Hetland, about six miles northwest of Hannaford, N.D., or about six miles southwest of Cooperstown, N.D.
Tornadoes, winds cause area damage
July 17, 2011 - 7:53pm
June 2, 2011
Four reported dead after tornadoes in Mass.
June 2, 2011 - 6:58am
April 20, 2011
SKYWARN class will be held May 2 in Park Rapids
April 20, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 27, 2010
Photo by Rachelle Klemme U.S. Sen. Al Franken and Wadena Mayor Wayne Wolden show off their city of Wadena buttons.
Franken tours Wadena tornado damage, vows D.C. help for city
August 27, 2010 - 7:40am
August 9, 2010
Tornado near Tyler, N.D., could be EF4
August 9, 2010 - 7:34am
August 2, 2010
Sibley area had two tornados
August 2, 2010 - 7:29am
More than half of Wadena tornado victims may have PTSD
August 2, 2010 - 7:26am
About half of the library books from the Wadena-Deer Creek High School were damaged in the June 17 tornado. Special to The Forum
Wadena school restocking library after tornado
August 2, 2010 - 7:08am
July 19, 2010
Photo by Dana Pavek Workers hired by Riverport Insurance haul classroom desks from the storm-damaged high school last week. The desks were then stored in semi-trailers to be used at M-State and Deer Creek schools this fall.
Wadena Deer Creek Schools move forward, find classrooms for students
July 19, 2010 - 7:43am