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Police arrested the defendants three days after the tornado, which killed 161 people. More than $500 worth of copper was found in the men’s truck.
Mt. Olive Police Chief Ryan Dugger says it happened at about 10:30 p.m. last night, leaving hundreds without power and ripping roofs off Main Street shops.
Officials say they are cautiously optimistic about this year’s tourist season, despite the city’s continuing tornado recovery efforts.
Iowa is about to tie a state record for the longest stretch without a reported tornado.
Assessor Jake Zimmerman says the numbers are preliminary, but they’ve identified about 98 homes which sustained damage.
Hazelwood Mayor Matthew Robinson praised residents for being prepared and checking on their neighbors after the storm.
A staging area was set up at Armstrong Elementary School in the city and a fire truck was sent from St. Charles County to aid.
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said the money is coming from the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant.
Though a person’s optimism following a natural disaster doesn’t tend to wane, a person’s ability to improve emergency preparedness efforts is still weak in the wake of a disaster.