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August 16, 2017
Heavy rains hit region, multiple tornados reported in state
2 hours 5 min ago
July 25, 2017
Nathan Olson talks about the destruction caused by the May 16, 2017, tornado that blew through his eastern Barron County property along Prairie Lake, which was mostly invisible from their cabin before the storm. Eric Lindquist / Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
Tornado victims rebuilding lives after storm ravages Wisconsin communities
July 25, 2017 - 7:37am
July 18, 2017
Ominous storm clouds formed Monday, July 17, over Osakis, Minn. Contributed photo / Forum News Service
Storms rip through Minnesota for second time in 6 days
July 18, 2017 - 10:44am
July 12, 2017
Bill Ziegler, who lives on the corner of Wallace Street and Woodcrest Road in northwest Alexandria, works to clean up the remains of a tree from his property that fell on his neighbor's property across the street. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)play button
Possible tornado leaves destructive wake through northwest Alexandria
July 12, 2017 - 12:42pm
June 13, 2017
Rae Yost / Stevens County Times
Storm clouds roll toward Minnesota Highway 9 north of Morris at about 8:46 p.m. Tuesday.
Tornadoes sighted near Cyrus in western Minnesota
June 13, 2017 - 10:06pm
Photo credit to Vincent Maciej via Twitter @vincentMaciej
Update: Twitter video of tornado Tuesday night in Stevens County
June 13, 2017 - 9:43pm
June 5, 2017
Theunis Wessels mowed his lawn at his home in Three Hills, Canada, on Friday as a tornado touched down nearby. The photo caused a bit of a storm on social media. (Cecilia Wessels/Canadian Press)
There was a tornado coming, but this guy just kept mowing his lawn
June 5, 2017 - 8:47am
May 17, 2017
A deadly tornado struck western Wisconsin on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Courtesy photo / Barron County Sheriff's Department
Deadly tornadoes claim lives in Wisconsin, Oklahoma
May 17, 2017 - 11:26am
January 22, 2017
Deadly storms track across U.S. South, triggering tornados
January 22, 2017 - 12:06pm
August 29, 2016
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Minnesota tornado captured on video
August 29, 2016 - 6:52am
August 15, 2016
Jake Schultz / Tribune

The home of Scott and Amanda Marquardt sustained heavy damage in the July 11 tornado that struck Litchfield. With the help of the community, the Marquardts have kept up with a busy baseball and softball season despite being forced from their home.
At home on the diamond: Litchfield family keeps playing ball despite tornado damage to house
August 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
July 14, 2016
Several homes and garages on Fourth Street in Watkins were completely damaged from the Monday night storm, almost unrecognizable the morning after. (Gretchen Brown / Tribune)
Emergency fund launched for Meeker County tornado recovery
July 14, 2016 - 12:20am
Gov. Mark Dayton, right, and Sen. Scott Newman hear the stories Wednesday of the Marquardt and Kusler families', whose homes in Litchfield were hit hard by Monday's storms. (Brian Edwards / Tribune)play button
Update: Dayton assesses aftermath of Monday's storms, thankful no lives were lost
July 14, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Gov. Mark Dayton talks with community members in Litchfield Wednesday afternoon. Dayton visited Litchfield and Watkins today to talk with residents and survey damage from Monday's storm in the respective towns. Tribune photo / Brian Edwards
Update: Gov. Dayton visits Litchfield to see storm damage, heads now to Watkins
July 13, 2016 - 9:56am
Brian Edwards / Tribune
The home of the Scott Marquardt family in Litchfield had most of its roof torn off as a result of Monday's tornado, and the garage was completely blown away.
Cleanup begins in Litchfield
July 13, 2016 - 2:00am
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