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Tornado damage to cost $5-6 million

Damage from the EF-2 tornado that struck the western half of Marysville Monday night is expected to cost $5-6 million. The National Weather Service reports that the tornado touched down on the Washington and Marshall County line around 9:30 pm and moved east-northeast along Highway 36 before turning to the northeast, taking out 2 businesses, damaging about 30 homes and killing 2 horses that were in a barn that was destroyed. It reached its maximum wind speed of 130 mph at Oregon Trail Equipment and Precision Truss and is thought to have been 150 yards across at its widest point.

About Kevin Rippe

Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.