St. Peter Family Hit Twice By 1998 Storms
St. Peter Family Hit Twice By 1998 Storms

Barb Regner says, "We got this call from mom who lives about 10 miles from Comfrey saying what had happened." That night... March 29, 1998... Barb would return the call to her mother from St. Peter. "I said it's Barb, we're fine but the house is gone." 

St. Peter Class of 1998 Reflects on Tornado's Impact
St. Peter Class of 1998 Reflects on Tornado's Impact

March 29, 1998, a day people in St. Peter, Comfrey and other towns in southern Minnesota will never forget as a powerful tornado tore through the heart of the communities

NEWS ARCHIVES: 19th Anniversary Of The Tornado at Gustavus
NEWS ARCHIVES: 19th Anniversary Of The Tornado at Gustavus

The tornado produced 150 to 200 mph winds that damaged 59 buildings on the campus.It also shattered 80% of the windows and destroyed or uprooted 2000 trees.

Tom Clements
St. Peter Community Shows Resiliency After Storm
St. Peter Community Shows Resiliency After Storm

On March 29th, an F3 tornado ripped through St. Peter. Lives were lost and millions of dollars in damage sustained.

Erika Brooks
The Decision to Rebuild Comfrey After the 1998 Tornado
The Decision to Rebuild Comfrey After the 1998 Tornado

Most of the town of Comfrey was destroyed after the 1998 tornado, leaving many wondering how to move forward.

Looking Back on the Tornadoes of 1998
Looking Back on the Tornadoes of 1998

This Thursday will mark the 20th anniversary of a devastating storm that spawned tornadoes throughout southern Minnesota.

Ryan Gustafson
NEWS ARCHIVES: St. Peter Tornado Recovery in 2008
NEWS ARCHIVES: St. Peter Tornado Recovery in 2008

The March 1998 tornadoes had an impact on many in southern Minnesota.  KEYC News 12's Mitch Keegan visited with St. Peter community members in 2008, the 10 year anniversary of the tornado.

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