tornadoes

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — A tornado last year that damaged most of a small, northeastern Nebraska town left the village clerk known as "Momma Kim" with plenty to do.

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It was 40 years ago Wednesday that a violent tornado cut a 10 mile path through central Omaha, killing three people.


WISNER, Neb. (AP) — Residents jammed a school board meeting for a discussion on how and where to build a replacement for a middle school damaged by a tornado in northeast Nebraska.

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.

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — The middle school in Pilger that was heavily damaged by a tornado last month will be torn down on Friday.

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.

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.

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.

Volunteers are needed to help with tornado cleanup in Wayne and Dixon Counties.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say the confirmed twister that damaged part of Coleridge in northeast Nebraska's Cedar County was rated EF2.

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