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Joker Young, of Carbondale, surveys Oren Coffer's horse and cattle farm as he detangles strands of hay from a wire fence Wednesday, March 1, 2017, while helping Coffer rebuild his property after Tuesday's tornado off Elkville Road in Vergennes. The tornado levelled Coffer's 101-year-old barn and numerous other structures on his property.

Gallery: Tornado damages southern Illinois communities

By Morgan Timms and Jacob Wiegand
March 1, 2017
Joker Young, of Carbondale, surveys Oren Coffer's horse and cattle farm as he detangles strands of hay from a wire fence Wednesday, March 1, 2017, while helping Coffer rebuild his property after Tuesday's tornado off Elkville Road in Vergennes. The tornado levelled Coffer's 101-year-old barn and numerous other structures on his property.

Parts of S. Illinois feel brunt of storms; 3 deaths reported

By Don O'Brien | Belleville News-Democrat
March 1, 2017
Ida Evans holds the hand of her sister Teresa Collins during the four-year memorial of the Leap Day Tornado on Monday in Harrisburg. The tornado ripped through Harrisburg on Feb. 29, 2012, killing eight, including their 70-year-old father Donald Smith. “He was only conscious long enough to ask if my mom was OK,” Evans said. (Luke Nozicka | Daily Egyptian)

Harrisburg residents remember 2012 tornado disaster

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE
February 29, 2016
Illinois among top 5 states with the most tornadoes in 2015

Illinois among top 5 states with the most tornadoes in 2015

By Kevin Hoffman, Reboot Illinois
February 24, 2016
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