tornadoes http://kios.org en Pilger residents expect rebuilding to bring change http://kios.org/post/pilger-residents-expect-rebuilding-bring-change <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">PILGER, Neb. (AP) — Rebuilding plans for the northeast Nebraska town ravaged by a tornado last month got a boost when the Farmers Co-operative committed to restore its Pilger grain elevator. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:11:57 +0000 Associated Press 50166 at http://kios.org Pilger's tornado-damaged school to be torn down http://kios.org/post/pilgers-tornado-damaged-school-be-torn-down <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">PILGER, Neb. (AP) — The middle school in Pilger that was heavily damaged by a tornado last month will be torn down on Friday. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:30:07 +0000 Associated Press 49982 at http://kios.org Pilger to lose its tornado-damaged school building http://kios.org/post/pilger-lose-its-tornado-damaged-school-building <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">WISNER, Neb. (AP) — The school board has decided to tear down the middle school building that was heavily damaged by a tornado that tore through Pilger on June 16. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:09:23 +0000 Associated Press 49534 at http://kios.org Pilger recovery expected to cost tens of millions http://kios.org/post/pilger-recovery-expected-cost-tens-millions <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are still tallying the cost of the tornadoes that destroyed most of the town of Pilger, but it's expected to climb into the tens of millions. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:04:43 +0000 Associated Press 49471 at http://kios.org Joplin campaign to help Nebraska tornado victims http://kios.org/post/joplin-campaign-help-nebraska-tornado-victims <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Residents of a southwest Missouri city devastated by a 2011 tornado are reaching out to the northeast Nebraska town of Pilger, which was torn apart by a tornado last week. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:20:58 +0000 Associated Press 49363 at http://kios.org Wayne, Dixon Counties need volunteers for tornado cleanup http://kios.org/post/wayne-dixon-counties-need-volunteers-tornado-cleanup <p>Volunteers are needed to help with tornado cleanup in Wayne and Dixon Counties. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:30:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 48945 at http://kios.org Coleridge twister rated EF2, agency says http://kios.org/post/coleridge-twister-rated-ef2-agency-says <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say the confirmed twister that damaged part of Coleridge in northeast Nebraska's Cedar County was rated EF2. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:09:46 +0000 Associated Press 48938 at http://kios.org Nearly 50 homes destroyed in tornado-ravaged town http://kios.org/post/nearly-50-homes-destroyed-tornado-ravaged-town <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">PILGER, Neb. (AP) — Officials say the tornado that swept through Pilger destroyed between 45 and 50 homes. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:12:21 +0000 Associated Press 48879 at http://kios.org Child killed in Nebraska tornado identified http://kios.org/post/child-killed-nebraska-tornado-identified <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">PILGER, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have named the 5-year-old girl who was killed in the tornado that destroyed more than half the town of Pilger. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:31:14 +0000 Associated Press 48841 at http://kios.org 3 injured in tornado released from Pender hospital http://kios.org/post/3-injured-tornado-released-pender-hospital <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">PENDER, Neb. (AP) — A spokeswoman for Pender Community Hospital says three people injured by a tornado have been treated and released, but none were from Pilger. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:02:43 +0000 Associated Press 48827 at http://kios.org