THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Newsflyer 21 May, 2013
Tornado destroys large bridge in Oklahoma, Bridge lost to flooding in Indiana, Future of Kentucky Bridge in question
The month of May was supposed to bring ... Posted on 5/21/13 at 5:07 AM
THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW A Heart-Stopping Warning
It has been many a long day since I have been so terrified. On Wednesday, not twenty feet away from me, a tornado siren went off for its 1:00 test. It was brutal, horrible, heart-stopping, mind-numbin... Posted on 9/11/12 at 7:04 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Twenty years beyond the twisters
June 16, 1992.
What I remember about that day was the heat and humidity. What I remember about that night is sheer terror.
Twenty years. It seems like a lifetime ago, and Im glad I can say that no... Posted on 6/16/12 at 12:00 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER More counties to get flood aid
Federal authorities have added eight Minnesota counties to those eligible for disaster assistance following last month's floods.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Securit... Posted on 10/19/10 at 12:05 PM
CHANDLER — A ravine north of Chandler Wednesday contained a red bowling ball with deep gashes. There also was a car crushed beyond recognition. At 5 p.m. Tuesday the vehicle had been parked one-half mile south of its final resting place.
LEOTA —At the Bud and Clara Rozeboom acreage, just up the hill from Leota, there were two homes, 12 buildings, three silos, farm equipment and several vehicles in June of 1992. And then there was nothing.
The following description of the weather events of June 16, 1992, was written by the Sioux Falls, S.D., National Weather Service Weather Forecast office to commemorate the 10th anniversary in 2002:
Commonly referred as the Chandler-Lake Wilson tornado, this tornado destroyed more than 75 homes with another 90 homes, 10 businesses, a church and school damaged. The tornado caused over $50 million in property damage, resulting in more than 40 injuries and one fatality
Editor’s note: This is one of the original stories that ran in the June 17, 1992, edition of the Daily Globe.
CHANDLER — People walking west into Chandler in the aftermath of Tuesday’s tornado became quieter and quieter until finally all conversation ceased.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — City crews cleared debris block by block Monday as they tallied the number of north Minneapolis homes damaged by a tornado that killed one person and injured at least 29 others, Mayor R.T. Rybak said.
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