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Mike Johnson, supervisor of Swift County Parks, Drainage and Wetlands, cuts branches Wednesday as he and other workers attempt to remove the remains of as many as 200 trees the may have been snapped off or uprooted at the county park in Swift Falls. "It's bad," Johnson said of the debris created by a tornado the evening prior. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

In Swift County, everyone doing their part following tornado

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SWIFT FALLS -- A park was heavily damaged Tuesday in a tornado that plowed through the southern part of Swift County.

As many as 200 trees may have been snapped off or uprooted at the county park, located in Swift Falls. The newest shelter was also damaged.

"It's bad," said Mike Johnson, supervisor of Swift County Parks, Drainage and Wetlands.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750
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