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Out of the blue: Book about 1968 tornado includes connections to Worthington

June 27, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

TRACY June 13, 1968. It’s a date that has both haunted and fascinated Scott Thoma for most of his life.
Thoma was 9 years old that day when the first recorded F5 tornado in Minnesota history tore through his hometown of Tracy, killing nine people, injuring 125 others and destroying nearly one-fourth of the town’s structures. Continue Reading

Willmar, Minn., author gets it right in first book

August 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Book Review: ‘Out of the Blue’ Continue Reading

Healthcare Forum is Sunday in Tracy

July 18, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

TRACY Minnesota Universal Health Care Coalition member Sharon Schmidt is hosting the Tracy Health Care Forum at 2 p.m. Sunday, at Twin Circles, 760 Morgan St., Tracy. Continue Reading

22-year-old soldier from New London is a casualty of Afghan war

October 5, 2010 in West Central Tribune

A soldier from New London was killed in combat Monday in Afghanistan after his convoy came under fire. Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, 22, died when a rocket-propelled grenade hit the lead vehicle in which he was a passenger, his father, Rick Clark, said Tuesday. His parents were notified of their son’s death late Monday afternoon by a military chaplain and sergeant who came to their New London home to deliver the news.
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Fighting for a win

September 2, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

Beaudoin’s late-match heroics staves off Century in Game 4Dickinson High volleyball coach Jay Schobinger was getting a little nervous during Game 4 of his team’s match against Bismarck Century. Continue Reading