Some people in Fillmore County might be feeling a little slighted; a tornado struck there on Sunday, too. It’s not getting much attention. The Rochester Post Bulletin reports it was an EF-2 tornado, about the same size as the one that demolished parts of north Minneapolis
It’s Amish country and in Harmony, the paper reports, neighbors helped pick up at a farm that was hit by the tornado. About 30 people used chainsaws, backhoes and horse-pulled Amish wagons to help the family clean up.
Unlike north Minneapolis, people in Harmony could see it coming…
I can’t speak for MPR News, southeast Minnesota. No slight was intended.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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