Twenty years later, looking back at F3 tornado that hit Saint Peter

By |2018-03-26T15:21:34-05:00March 26th, 2018|

Thursday marks 20 years since an F3 tornado struck Saint Peter, causing more than 120-million dollars in damage and taking the life of a 6-year old boy. A total of 14 tornadoes touched down on March 29, 1998 and it still stands as the largest March outbreak in Minnesota. The Saint Peter tornado was on the ground for 18 miles and destroyed 400 homes in its path, including 60-million dollars in damage to Gustavus Adolphus College. Program Director at the time, Pete Steiner and other KTOE staff took numerous phone calls in the aftermath from residents who reported what they experienced [...]