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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Weather Permitting - A Severe Weather Event at the Library


Author event at Litchfield
Library
Thursday, May 2
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.


Out of the Blue:
The true story of two sisters and their miraculous survival of one of the most powerful
tornadoes in Minnesota
history
by Scott Thoma
Forewords by KARE 11 meteorologist Jerrid Sebesta and Tracy resident Seth Schmidt



On June 13, 1968, the town of Tracy was struck by the first recorded F5 tornado in Minnesota history. Nine people were killed and 125 others were injured. Nearly one-fourth of the town's homes were destroyed, plus the elementary school and several businesses.

About the Author:
Scott Thoma is uniquely qualified to write Out of the Blue, having lived in Tracy when the tornado struck. He boasts a resume that includes parallel award-winning careers as both a sports reporter and sports editor at a Minnesota daily newspaper for nearly 30 years. Thoma currently lives in Willmar, Minnesota.


Paperback - $14.95– PUB DATE: June 2012