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Avian influenza strikes Stearns County turkey flock

Michele and Robert Sayetta survey the damage in their yard shortly after the July 11, 2008, tornado severely damaged their home and destroyed a barn and out building. All the Sayetta's pets, save for one barn cat, were recovered in the aftermath of the tornado, and their horses were unharmed, despite being in the barn. Tribune file photo

Their home rebuilt, tornado victims are ready to move on ... and away

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Robert and Michele Sayetta were marking only the sixth month in their new home south of Willmar when it came crashing down around them as they huddled for safety in its basement with their two young daughters, Emilie and Harmony.


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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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