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Independence Day Tornado Damage: In Photos

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - Families in Hall and Merrick Counties recover from property damage on Monday after a tornado, rated EF-1 by the Weather Service in Hastings, ripped through during the early morning hours. The National Weather Service damage survey determined max wind speeds of 110 mph occurred during...
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Tornado cuts long swath from Hall to Merrick counties

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A tornado running from just south of Grand Island into Merrick County damaged at least four homes early Monday morning. The Hall County Emergency Management office said the homes were located east of South Locust street and south of Husker Highway. A Hall County sheriff’s drone Monday found damage that started just south of Grand Island and continued northeast along the Platte River to Gunbarrel Road and into Merrick County.
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NWS confirms EF-1 tornado in Hall/Merrick counties

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KLKN) – The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Hastings concluded from damage surveys that an EF-1 tornado occurred early Monday morning in Hall and Merrick counties. There are no reports of fatalities or injuries at this time. The tornado started at 12:51 a.m. Monday about...
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Grand Island Family Tells Tale of Midnight Twister

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - Numerous properties are severely damaged after a tornado ripped through portions of Hall and Merrick Counties early Monday morning. One house in particular, belonging to the Kowalski family on A Rd east of Grand Island, had considerable damage. One of the homeowners and mother of...
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EF-1 tornado drags 10-mile path starting southeast of Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, NE — A handful of families in Hall County are picking up after an overnight tornado touched ground. The National Weather Service says an EF-1 tornado touched down at 12:51 Monday morning near Locust Street about two miles south of Grand Island’s southeast Walmart. The tornado dragged a path of nearly 10 miles to the northeast before weakening at 1:10. It delivered peak wind speeds of up to 110 miles per hour and was 200 yards wide at its widest point.
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BREAKING: Tornado reported near Grand Island

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Grand Island residents pick up pieces following overnight tornado

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A tornado swept through overnight Monday in Grand Island causing damage to four homes. Susan Schimmer’s home on the corner of Schimmer Drive and Stuhr Road being one of the victims to the storm. “It was pretty shocking,” Schimmer said. “My camper’s the worst...
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Overnight tornado damages several homes in Hall and Merrick Co.

Hall Co., Merrick Co, Neb. (KSNB) - Several homes in Hall and Merrick Counties have damage after an overnight tornado struck just southeast of Grand Island. According to Hall County Emergency Manager Jon Rosenlund, the tornado was spotted around 12:55 a.m., near W. Schimmer Drive Several homes along W. Schimmer Drive and east of South Locust St. are damaged from the tornado. Power lines are also down in the area.
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Tornado causes damage in Grand Island Sunday night

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.-A line of severe storms that swept across southwest and central Nebraska spawned a tornado within the city limits of Grand Island on Sunday night. At around 9:35 p.m., the National Weather Service in Hastings reported a cluster of severe storms in Buffalo County was showing signs of rotation aloft as it entered Hall County.
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Alda man wanted for stealing irrigation wire

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A warrant is out for an Alda man accused stealing a ton of copper irrigation wire. Officials said that 56-year-old Charles Swisher is charged with six counts of felony theft, five counts of felony criminal mischief and six counts of trespassing. Court records indicate Swisher...
ALDA, NE
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Hall County Sheriff's Office seeking Alda man charged in pivot wire thefts

ALDA, Neb. — The Hall County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an Alda man facing multiple charges related to pivot wire thefts in rural Hall County. Charles Swisher Jr., 56, is charged with six counts of felony theft by unlawful taking, one count of misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking, five counts of felony criminal mischief, two counts of misdemeanor criminal mischief, one count of tampering with physical evidence and seven counts of second-degree trespassing.
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Grand Island’s McIntyre more than ready for Rodeo Nationals

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - Grand Island native Reagan McIntyre is prepping for the big stage in Gillette Wyoming for Rodeo Nationals this month, where she’ll be participating in goat tying. It’s all thanks to her dad for exposing her to the rodeo life. McIntyre has been hooked ever...
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