Kelly Serr with the National Weather Service of Aberdeen looks over a displaced building wrapped in fence panels and records additional damage wrought by a tornado four miles north of Bristol, at the farm of Doug Johnson, right. A preliminary report from the National Weather Service puts the Sept. 10 tornado at an EF-1 with an estimated peak wind speed of 90 miles an hour. It was one of multiple tornadoes confirmed in the area last week.

Multiple tornadoes touch down, one damages rural Bristol farm

Doug Johnson was working in the shop last week at his rural Bristol farm when he decided to step outside and look up at the clouds – just in time to see a tornado headed his way.

“I was working in the quonset and thought, ‘this doesn’t feel right,’” he said. “I walked outside and I saw the tornado.”

The National Weather Service (NWS) later classified this weather incident as...


Matthew Block goes up for the jump ball against Groton’s Jonathan Doeden and wins it with an interception for the Bearcats which helped seal the 12-7 win over the Tigers Sept. 6 in Webster.

Block seals the win with a goal line interception for Cats 12-7 win over Groton

With 20 seconds left on the clock and the Groton Area Tigers pushing for a score as they trailed 12-7 in the gridiron match up Sept. 6 in Webster it was Matthew Block stepping in front of the Groton receiver and getting a crucial pick on the one yard line and giving the Cats the 12-7 win.

That is one of the reasons the Bearcats are ranked...

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