WCCO News Special on the deadly tornado that hit the town of Tracy Minnesota on June 13, 1968.
Mark Borth: I remember when this happened. We were at Nest Lake when it hit. The sky was black to south of us, and even thouth we were pretty far away, we took refuge in a shelter until the storm passed. I was eight years old then.
Judy: Our family was one of the lucky ones. Nine lives lost. My father and brothers were on the search teams. It was very devastating. This the summer between my junior and senior year.
LEOTA REDENIUS: I REMEMBER THIS. I LIVED ON A FARM SOUTH OF SALEM, SD IN 1968 AND ALSO REMEMBER THE GREAT BLIZZARD OF ’68 / ’69 SOME BAD MEMORIES.
Carol S: Thank you very much for bringing back and posting this News Special of the tornado which had a strong impact on my hometown Tracy then and through all these years. So important to keep this history!
Terry: My brother and I got in the car in Walnut Grove and drove toward Tracy. We watched it move north of Tracy and continue to tear up the countryside. It stayed down for many miles before it finally break apart.