Residents of Pilger braced for a massive cleanup after a storm with dual tornadoes tore through their tiny northeast Nebraska town, killing a 5-year-old and damaging more than half of the community’s structures.
Roofs blown off & power lines down in Ray County town of Orrick.
Peoria County coroner says Washington, Ill. woman died Thursday, bringing count to 7.
The American Red Cross office in Saint Louis says a social services “one stop shop” for southern Illinois tornado victims will open in Brookport, today.
Washington County coroner identifies victims as Joseph & Frances Hoy of New Minden.
A storm system that buried parts of Wyoming and South Dakota in heavy, wet snow on Friday also brought powerful thunderstorms packing tornadoes to the Great Plains.
Man and his two grown sons killed in their mobile home.
The traditional tornado alley stretches from north Texas to the Dakotas.
“You are from Joplin. And you are from America,” Obama said. “You will not be defined by the difficulties you face, but how you respond.
The community — battered but not broken — more than ever needed its daily newspaper.