A look back at the July 11 twister and families who have rebuilt
Ever since emerging from their basement after the July 11 tornado struck their picturesque hobby farm southwest of Willmar, Tom and Linda Mikelson have been cleaning and rebuilding.
For nearly six solid months, the family, church and school volunteers and contracted carpenters have been working non-stop. What was destroyed "in a blink of an eye" has taken countless hours to restore, Linda said.
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